Econ in the Classroom

The Fed has many resources designed for economics and finance educators. The Chicago Fed is particularly proud to offer two annual student-based experiential competitions. Check out the resources and workshops available to enrich your study and teaching of economics.

Business School Speakers' Series

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Outreach Program is offering an informational speaker program that is specifically tailored towards students in MBA programs. Speakers are provided free of charge to nonprofit educational institutions within Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. To reserve a speaker, please complete the Speakers Bureau Request form. Note: For event name, please indicate Business School Speaker Series.

What We Do Lesson Plan Kit Available

What We Do binder

Have you seen our What We Do lesson plan kit? It is designed as a supplement for the average high school or entry-level college economics course. Learn more about the What We Do lesson plan kit.

Make Learning Economics Fun with Econ Explorers

Econ Explorers cover 

The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago believes that economic and financial literacy serve critical roles in helping consumers make better decisions with their money. Read about the Econ Explorers curriculum to help get this process started. 

Who Votes? Infographic on the FOMC

infographic of fomc voting members 

Have you been looking for a way to illustrate Federal Open Market Committee voting? Our infographic shows you who votes when and, as an added feature, the dates of the 2016 meetings. Read more...