AP Economics Conference

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Registration for this event is now closed.

Conference Dates:

4 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - Pre-conference workshop and Dinner
7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. | Wednesday, June 17, 2015
7:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. | Thursday, June 18, 2015
7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Friday, June 19, 2015 

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza
Broadway and Locust St.
St. Louis Mo. 63102 (map it)

Conference Speakers and Bios

Tentative Conference Agenda (pdf)

Seasoned AP economics instructors, those who are new to teaching AP economics, and those who are simply contemplating teaching an AP economics course are welcome at the AP Economics Conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Federal Reserve economists, AP economics exam readers, AP economics instructors, and St. Louis Fed economic education staff will present a program packed with the information you need to be successful in teaching AP economics. Topics for this year's conference include exchange rates, money market, market failure, market structures, and more.

New this year!
New teachers or those who are simply exploring the possibility of teaching AP economics are welcome to attend the pre-conference workshop and dinner on Tuesday evening, June 16, 2015. The program will include information on the basics, such as designing the AP syllabus and choosing a textbook. Experienced teachers will be on hand to offer strategies for a successful launch.

This conference will feature:

  • 18 hours of professional development;
  • certificates of completion; and
  • continental breakfast, lunch and Wednesday evening reception.

There is no fee, but you must register by June 11, 2015. Parking is complimentary.

For more information, please contact Barbara Flowers at barbara.flowers @stls.frb.org.

Hotel Accommodations

The Drury Plaza Hotel at the Arch is holding rooms for AP Conference attendees. The room rate is $115 plus tax for singles. Overnight parking is $16.

Drury Plaza Hotel at the Arch
2 S. Fourth St.
St. Louis, MO 63102
Note: Please make your reservations by May 26, 2015, to receive the group rate.  Reservations made after this date will be subject to prevailing rates and availability.

The Hampton Inn St. Louis - Downtown is also available at a special room rate of $115 plus tax.

Hampton Inn St. Louis - Downtown
333 Washington Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63102
Note: Please make your reservations by June 2, 2015 to receive the group rate.

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