Federal Reserve Bank of KC announces FREE educator workshops

Join the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City for this summer’s professional development workshop series, free to K-16 educators. These full-day workshops, hosted in partnership with the University of Missouri-Kansas City Office of Financial Literacy and the Center for Economic Education at Emporia State University, include demonstrations of classroom resources, visits to local businesses and updates from subject matter experts on hot topics tied to economics and personal finance. A graduate credit option from Emporia State University, complimentary meals and onsite parking are available. There is no cost to teachers to attend, but advance registration is required at TeacherPD.kcfed.org.

Location:Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, MO 64198
Registration:There is no cost to attend but advance registration is required.
Register today at TeacherPD.kcfed.org.


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