Economic Education

The economic education specialists at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis provide economic and personal financial education outreach to K-16 educators. In addition to developing award-winning online courses, podcasts, and a variety of other resources for K-16 educators to use in their classrooms, specialists also offer professional development and in-service programs for educators to improve their understanding of economic and personal finance content.

More about Economic Education in our district.

Kris Bertelsen speaks at Dinner with an Economist April 5 in Little Rock

Dinner with an Economist

Economic Education Senior Specialist Kris Bertelsen speaks at Dinner with an Economist April 5 in Little Rock. More than 50 high schools students and their teachers attended the event. Kevin Kliesen, a business economist and research officer, shared an overview of regional economic conditions.

Contact Economic Education Staff

  • Kris Bertelsen, specialist: 501-324-8368
  • Fax: 501-324-8202
  • Julie A. Kerr, office administrator: 501-324-8296
  • Fax: 501-324-8201

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Fed staff is available for professional development events at your school or in your district. Whether you are seeking a one hour or a full-day professional development experience, we can provide resources and instruction in personal finance and/or economics. As always, Fed workshops and resources are free of charge. Professional development workshops are limited to the Eighth District. For more information, contact

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