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Learning, Earning, and Investing Training Conference – Gen I Revolution!

Date: Monday, March 1, 2010
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Where: McLean County Extension Office, Bloomington, IL 61704
Course Credits: 6 professional development credits (CPDUs)
Fee: Refundable registration fee of $25 required to guarantee a seat. Fee will be returned at the conference.

Marla Wilkins (217-347-5126; and Dr. Angela Lyons (217-244-2612;


This Learning, Earning, and Investing (LEI) training conference focuses on helping educators teach youth and limited-resource audiences about the basics of investing and how to make smart investment decisions. The training will showcase Gen I Revolution, LEI’s exciting new online game where participants become secret operatives and are assigned various missions to help save the world from widespread financial despair. Each mission focuses on key savings and investment concepts covered in the LEI curriculum. Rob Mehan from the Illinois Secretary of State’s Securities Department will talk about long-run financial security, investment fraud, and how to protect your assets. Conference participants will receive FREE the Learning, Earning, and Investing curriculum materials, access to the Gen I Revolution game, and numerous investment education links, simulations, and other activities to share with students and clients.

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This training conference is made possible by the Council for Economic Education, in direct partnership with University of Illinois Extension and through funding from the United States Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement.