Workshop Description

Evening with the Fed: Education and Entrepreneurship in the Valley

Hear from experts in the field of economics and entrepreneurship on how to ignite the entrepreneurial spirit in your students while also learning more about the role of entrepreneurship in the Shenandoah Valley and throughout Virginia. Registration is hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond: https://www.richmondfed.org/conferences_and_events/2020/20201201_evening_with_the_fed

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James Madison University Center for Economic Education

Dec 01, 2020
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Grade Level: High School, Middle School

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond and the JMU Center for Economic Education invites grade 6-12 educators to attend a free virtual professional development symposium on the state of entrepreneurship in the Shenandoah Valley and the role educators can play in developing students’ future entrepreneurial mindset. During this symposium, attendees will hear from John Bailey Jones, senior economist and research advisor at the Richmond Fed, on entrepreneurship’s role in the economy and the latest impact of current economic conditions. Attendees will hear from a panel of local experts, including Peter Denbigh of the Staunton Innovation Hub, Joyce Krech of the Shenandoah Valley Small Business Center and Frank Tamberrino, president and CEO of the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce, on the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Valley and opportunities for student engagement. Finally, there will be sharing of classroom resources from the Richmond Fed, the JMU Center for Economic Education and fellow educators.

Registration is hosted through the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond here: https://www.richmondfed.org/conferences_and_events/2020/20201201_evening_with_the_fed


Fee: NO CHARGE


Instructor: John B. Kruggel, Associate Director
Contact Person:
John B. Kruggel, Associate Director
Center for Economic Education
James Madison University
540.568.3248
kruggejb@jmu.edu

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