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Teacher Workshops

Connecting Students to the Real World and Their Futures

Sponsored by the Nashville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. (CT)

Location: The Nashville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Help your students be better equipped to make college and career choices! This session will help you learn more about postsecondary education and its connection to income, student loans, career opportunities, and unemployment. We will demonstrate creative learning strategies, highlight free technology resources, and share new ready-made curriculum materials. Additionally, we will share data about the current economic and employment situation.

Participants will receive free curriculum materials and technology resources. Join us for this interactive workshop that will help you to connect students to their futures.

Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. There is no charge for this program, but registration is required. Space is limited. For more information, please contact Jackie Morgan at or by phone at 615-251-7239.

8:30 a.m. Overview, introductions, and logistics
9:00 Human capital assessment/How long to earn $1 million?
10:00 Break
10:15 Postsecondary education cost comparison
Noon Lunch
12:45 p.m. Economic and employment update
2:00 Break
2:15 Additional lessons, activities, and related resources
3:00 Adjourn
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