The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is dedicated to enhancing the economic and financial literacy of youth across the southeastern United States with effective educational programs and resources for educators and students in grades 6 through 12. The Atlanta Fed's workshops, onsite tours, classroom curricula, and other tools provide both teachers and students applicable classroom knowledge about the Federal Reserve System and related concepts of economics and personal finance. (Read more about Atlanta Fed offerings in an Economy Matters article here.)

Contact one of our education specialists for more information about programs available in each of the Sixth District's locations, including Atlanta, Birmingham, Jacksonville, Miami, Nashville, and New Orleans.

professional teacher development: teacher workshops
Teacher Workshops and Events
Teachers can attend a variety of workshops and webinars. These professional development programs are designed to enhance classroom instruction of the Federal Reserve System, economics, personal finance, and related topics. Review our calendar of upcoming events.
professional teacher development: online professional development programs via econlowdown (St. Louis Fed)
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Educators can enroll in any of a series of online professional development programs available from the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and St. Louis. With three different options to consider, you can select according to your preferred time commitment and level of educational attainment: graduate credit, continuing education credit, or FRB certification.
professional teacher development: conferences
Conferences and Events
The Atlanta Fed participates in a variety of education conferences conducted by state, regional, and national education organizations. Specialists are available for breakout sessions and to host exhibit booths to teach educators about the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and its educational resources. To learn more, contact your local Federal Reserve education specialist.
professional teacher development: preservice teacher programs
Pre-service Teacher Programs
Specialists can visit college and university methods and practicum classes to demonstrate Federal Reserve Bank economic education lessons and share resources. By improving student teachers' use of Federal Reserve resources and programs, these presentations lead to enhanced classroom instruction of economics, personal finance, and related topics. To arrange a presentation, contact your local Federal Reserve education specialist.