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Cactus Shadows High School teacher appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s education advisory group


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  • Julia Scotto/Cave Creek Unified School District

Federal Resreve Bank Of San Francisco

 

Jeff Walker, Economics & Entrepreneurship teacher at Cactus Shadows High School, was recently appointed to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Educational Advisory Group.

Walker attended training there, where he participated in a town hall meeting with the Chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen. Through a competitive process, only 20 teachers were chosen to serve as advisors to the Fed on educational matters.

Aside from critiquing new educational materials, educators on the panel have access to a full-time economist working at the Bank and will also receive regular updates on Fed activities and economic analyses.

Additional responCactus Shadows High School teacher appointed to Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's education advisory group Jeff-Walker-225x300sibilities include publicizing the Fed’s educational materials at professional conferences and attending further training sessions both locally and in San Francisco.

“Jeff Walker has been a welcome addition to the Career and Technical Education Department at Cactus Shadows High School this year,” Cactus Shadows principal,” Dr. Steve Bebee said.

“Jeff is a veteran teacher who brings with him a wealth of knowledge in the area of economics and entrepreneurship that helps our students to experience real world situations and scenarios they might not experience otherwise. We are very excited for Jeff’s appointment to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Educational Advisory and know that his experience will benefit him as a classroom teacher and the students whom he teaches.” 

Background

Cactus Shadows High School is an “A” Rated, A+ School of Excellence located in the Cave Creek Unified School District, the #1 School District in Maricopa County for Student Achievement.  

Students at CSHS enjoy Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate Programme, Dual Enrollment in High School/College, Early College Program for Juniors and Seniors, Online Learning, World Languages, Award Winning Athletics and Clubs.  For more information visit their website or call 480-575-2000.