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.

Contact Economic Education Staff

  • Jeannette N. Bennett, Senior Economic Education Specialist: 901-531-5108
  • Office Fax: 901-531-5099

Invite Us to Your District's Next Professional Development Event (or Day)

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

Douglas Scarboro and Jeannette Bennett

Pictured: Douglas Scarboro and Jeannette Bennett

Approximately 180 educators and business leaders attended the statewide educator conference held at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss., on June 15-16. This is the 12th annual Focus on the Economy conference, which is sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) of St. Louis—Memphis Branch; the FRB of Atlanta—New Orleans Branch; and the Mississippi Council for Economic Education.

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