Apply now to the 2014 Education Advisory Group


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Special announcement!
 
Leadership Opportunity:


The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Economic Education Group (FRBSF Econ Ed) is forming an Education Advisory Group (EAG) for 2014. We invite you to apply for a position within the EAG by submitting the information listed below by September 20, 2013. Selected members will attend a 2-day conference in San Francisco and work with FRBSF Econ Ed staff from December 5, 2013 through November 2014 on content ideas, teaching activities, FRBSF economic education resources, the use of technology, and best practices related to teaching about the Federal Reserve and the U.S. economy.
 
Who is eligible to apply?



High school economics, business, and/or social studies teachers; social studies curriculum directors; language arts teachers; math teachers.  Prior EAG participants are not eligible for reapplication.
 
2-day conference:


        FRBSF Education Advisory Group Conference
        Thursday, December 5 – Friday, December 6, 2013
        Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
        San Francisco, CA
 
During the 2-day conference, you will:

  • Work in collaborative teams to discuss your role as an educational leader within your school/district/subject matter area  in terms of the Common Core and educational policy issues (e.g., literacy, student engagement, college attendance)
  • Network with Federal Reserve staff and educators
  • Tour the vault and Fed Center museum
Compensation for attending the 2-day conference:

  • Round-trip airfare to and from San Francisco
  • Hotel accommodations in San Francisco (the nights of December 4 and 5)
  • Meals will be provided both days of the conference (breakfast and lunch)
  • $100 travel stipend to cover transportation costs to and from the airport and any incidentals
  • Up to $150 per day for substitute teacher pay, for up to two days
  • $500 stipend for full participation in all required activities (payable in 2015)
 
Your work with the EAG after the 2-day conference through November 2014 will include:


  • Pre- and post-test of your knowledge of economic content and the Federal Reserve
  • Quarterly conference calls with the whole EAG group
  • Two teacher-led feedback focus groups with students
  • Two teacher feedback surveys on FRBSF education resources
  • Two presentations to colleagues about FRBSF economic education resources
  • Monthly participation in an online discussion board

Application Submission deadline is September 20, 2013


If you are interested in serving on the Education Advisory Group, send the information listed below to econed@sf.frb.orgSubmission deadline is September 20, 2013.
  • First & last name
  • School name
  • School address/City/State/Zip
  • Email
  • Primary contact phone number
  • Subjects taught this year
  • Number of years teaching
 
Respond to all of the following prompts (each response should be 250 words or less):
  1. Tell us how your experience and background will benefit the Education Advisory Group.
  2. Tell us about a time when you demonstrated leadership skills within your role as an educator.
  3. How would you leverage your experience with the Education Advisory Group to advance your goals as an educator?
 
Additional Information:


  • Those selected for the Education Advisory Group will be notified no later than September 27, 2013
  • An effort will be made to select at least one high school teacher from each of the nine western states within the 12th District (Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington).
  • If selected, EAG members will agree to:
    • make themselves available to attend and participate in all sessions of the two-day conference, starting Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 8:00 AM and adjourning on Friday, December 6, 2013 at 2:00 PM
    • serve a one-year commitment (through November 2014)
 
 

 
 
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, 101 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (800) 227-4133, option 2          Email: econed@sf.frb.org          www.frbsf.org/education


Los Angeles Branch: 950 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 94105
Portland Branch: 1500 SW First Ave., Portland, OR 97201
Salt Lake City Branch: 120 S. State St., Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Seattle Branch: 2700 Naches Ave. SW, Renton, WA 98057
 
 




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