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Economic Education Events

Evening at the Fed: Dinner and Dialogue for Educators


Two CPE hours will be awarded for this event.

The issues of education equity and student mobility continue to affect educators as they adapt to overcome associated challenges and obstacles.

Keynote speakers Ruth N. López Turley and Erin Baumgartner of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University will share research done in partnership with local school districts to understand the needs and challenges facing students and families in the Houston area, from pre-K access to postsecondary readiness.


  • Thursday, December 1, 2022
    5:30–8 p.m.
    Check-in starts at 5 p.m.


  • Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch
    1801 Allen Parkway, Houston, TX 77019


5.00 p.m. Check in and reception
6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:15 p.m. Program welcome and speaker introductions
  Donald Bowers, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
6:20 a.m. Presentation and audience Q&A

Ruth N. López Turley, Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Rice University

Erin Baumgartner, Houston Education Research Consortium, Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Rice University

7:20 p.m. Community reflection and program conclusion
7:30 p.m. Networking
8:00 p.m. Adjourn
Contact Information

For additional information, contact Tamara Redic-Cottrell at