These are events that are currently being planned. Stay tuned for more information.
Professional Development Day Featuring Charles Wheelan
DATE: June 4, 2013
PLACE: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Charles Wheelan is a senior lecturer and policy fellow at the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College. He joined the Dartmouth faculty fulltime in June of 2012. Wheelan’s most recent book, Naked Statistics: Stripping the Dread from the Data, was released by W.W. Norton in January of 2013. Three weeks later, it reached the New York Times bestseller list for hardback nonfiction. The San Francisco Chronicle called it a “brilliant, funny new book.” The New York Times described Wheelan as “the Dave Barry of the coin-flipping set.” view agenda register for event
Professional Development Day on the Centennial of the Federal Reserve System
On March 15, 2013 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Bob Diamond, former group CEO of Barclays Plc, discussed the current and historic role of the Federal Reserve System in the United States. There were presentations by Federal Reserve economists about how the Fed works as well as monetary policy. The program also included information about lessons, teaching materials, and other educational opportunities that are available through the Federal Reserve and the Massachusetts Council on Economic Education.
Teaching about the Great Recession and its Aftermath – Two-Day Professional Development Day for Economics and Personal Finance Teachers with Eric Hayden and Christopher Foote view agenda - day1 view agenda - day 2
On June 20 & 21, 2012 at the Federal Reserve Bank in Boston, The Teacher Advisory Committee held a two-day program for teachers about how teach about the Great Recession and its Aftermath. The keynote speakers for the event were Dr. Eric Hayden, professor of Finance at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, and Dr.Chris Foote, Senior Research Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Both days’ programs included an opportunity for teachers to talk via Skype with PBS News hour Economics Correspondent Paul Solman about economic events and education. The program also included several teacher led workshops on teaching about the current economy. (click here to see complete program)