Federal Reserve Bank's Joint Council
James Wilcox, Director of the Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education at The University of Southern Mississippi, recently delivered an invited presentation at the 5th Federal Reserve District Joint Council on Economic Education Meeting. The regional meeting, which took place on September 25 at the Charlotte Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, focused primarily on the challenges faced by K-12 students and teachers in rural areas and small cities. Wilcox's presentation provided an experiential look at the value of youth entrepreneurship education as well as proven resources that can be implemented to directly support rural students and educators within this pathway. Meeting attendees included Federal Reserve Bank employees, economists, and K-12 educators and administrators from with Federal Reserve Bank's 5th District (Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, D.C.).