The Council for Economic Education offers professional development webinars for teachers nationwide. The webinars cover multiple topics on how to integrate personal finance and economics in the classroom and create a fun learning experience for your students. Webinars will leave teachers with relevant lessons, resources, and tools that can be implemented the next day.
EconEdLink is a premier source of classroom-tested, Internet-based economic and personal finance materials for K-12 teachers and their students. The site welcomes more than 1.1 million visitors each year and uniquely provides: hundreds of free, online lessons and classroom interactives that are easily searchable by concept, standard, grade level, and subject; and free, online professional development videos that allow teachers to gain mastery over challenging content and learn to use our active-learning methodologies in their classrooms.
Your planning and classroom times are limited. These free economics and personal finance lessons, activities, and readings provide flexibility and real-world connections, making it easier to prepare students with 21st century skills for college and career readiness.
The mission of the Education & Outreach Department is to provide meaningful learning experiences about economics, the U.S. economy, and the Federal Reserve to students, educators, and the broader public. We strive to promote teacher professional development, supply relevant classroom materials and application, foster direct student engagement opportunities, support actionable outreach, and engage in evidence-based research.
The FDIC’s Money Smart financial education program can help people of all ages enhance their financial skills and create positive banking relationships. Learn here about Money Smart tools and strategies that you can use to teach others, as well as tools you can use to learn on your own. First released in 2001 and regularly updated since then, Money Smart has a long track record of success.
Inspiring hands-on programming at no charge to dozens of high schools nationwide with a 4-hour Economics in Action seminar for groups of 75+ students. Students will learn about the importance of property rights, strong character, individual responsibility, and their relationship to markets so they can make sound economic choices, both personally and professionally. Any U.S. high school with 75+ students qualify as a host for this program.
Federal Reserve resources, lesson plans, and publications for teachers.
Invest in What’s Next has been designed to support educators and their students in a variety of settings. The online course provides a unique opportunity for students to learn economics and personal finance concepts while practicing making decisions about their education, career and future lifestyle in an interactive digital environment.
NGPF is a free high-school personal finance curriculum and professional development partner helping teachers deliver essential money understanding in an easy-to-grasp, engaging way. This resource offers a complete course of up-to-date, customizable lessons and activities designed to spark participation and make ideas memorable. Professional development and events build personal connections, enable knowledge sharing, and highlight information teachers find truly useful.