Alyson Cummings 
Maine Office of Securities 
207 6248551 



Thursday May 12, 2011 from 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM EDT

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Augusta Civic Center 
76 Community Drive
Augusta, ME 04330

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2nd Annual Fostering Financial Literacy in Maine Schools Summit 


8:00-8:30 a.m.  Check in, visit exhibitors, network, continental breakfast

8:30-9:00   Welcome and tips on how to get the most out of the Summit

9:00-10:00   Keynote by Michael Rubin of Total Candor, "Saving Strategies"

10:00-10:30   Exhibitor Break/Networking

10:30-11:30   Concurrent Sessions I-see descriptions below

11:30-12:30   Lunch & Learn: "Extending Financial Education Beyond the Virtual World- the Example of EverFI"  with Jon Chapman, EverFI Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer

12:30-1:30   Concurrent Sessions II-see descriptions below

1:30-1:45   Exhibitor Break/Networking

1:45-2:45   Concurrent Sessions III-see descriptions below

2:45-3:30   Interactive Plenary Session: How Are Maine Students Navigating the Real World?  Featuring Tom Tracy, creator of Navigating the Real World, Bill Olsen of Maine JumpStart, and you! 

3:30-3:45  Summit wrap-up and raffle drawing

Concurrent Workshop Sessions

Concurrent Sessions I:

A: Financial Life Lessons, or how to proactively put the emphasis on critical financial decisions and major expenses w/Michael Rubin, MBA, of Total Candor

B: Innovative Teaching Strategies for Financial Literacy in Your Classroom w/ Jodi Lemieux Mezannotte of Gorham Schools

C: Starting Out on the Right Financial Foot with Practical Technology Tools to Organize Finances and Empower Young People to Become Financially Savvy Adults w/ MLTI's Jim Wells and others

Concurrent Sessions II:

D: Come to the Fair- An Interactive Demonstration of the Resources and Activities of the MCUL's Financial Fitness Fair w/ the FFF team from the Maine Credit Union League

E: Financial Literacy in the Classroom- How are Popular Programs Being Received by Students?  w/Mila Tappan  of FAME and Halda Stout of Erskine Academy

F: Money Smart Utilization Stategies for School, Work and College w/Luke Reynolds of the FDIC

Concurrent Sessions III:

G: The Problem with Money? It's Not About the Money!  Explore how money beliefs influence not only our personal financial issues but how they affect how we treat personal finance in the classroom and strategies to recreate those beliefs w/Jane Honeck, CPA, PFS 

H: How to Find the Time to Present Financial Literacy in your Classroom with activity-based resources that can be integrated into your schedule whether you have one day a week, one week per month or a whole quarter w/ John LeFeber of the Council on Economic Education

I: A Man is Not a Financial Plan: Engaging Girls and Young Women in Their Financial Educations w/ Gretchen Henn of Coastal Enterprises, Jean Dempster of Women, Work and Community, and others.

When registering, please indicate your preferred choice of workshop in each Concurrent Session