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International Marketplace

July 20, 2017 Houston

The impact of global markets on the world and U.S. economies were explored during this annual conference for high school educators.

Secondary educators were invited to join the Houston Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas on Tuesday, July 20, to deepen their knowledge of global issues surrounding economics with presentations by economists and regional and industry experts.

The annual International Marketplace forum addressed international issues and provides classroom strategies for secondary educators. The one-day program examined international challenges facing the U.S. Topics included:

  • Presentations on the relationship between the U.S. and Mexico, including potential renegotiation of NAFTA and the economic impact of trade on Texas
  • A session on fact-checking using tools available from the U.S. Census Bureau
  • Training, materials and classroom lessons that correlate with the TEKS

Attendees earned six hours of professional development credit.

Contact Information
For more information, contact Janine Friesen at 214-922-6930 or