"Learn it, Live it!"

Lifesmarts logoWelcome to LifeSmarts! Here you’ll learn about consumer issues that impact your everyday life – everything from managing your finances, making smart consumer choices, understanding technology, staying healthy, and helping the environment – all with the goal of putting you in charge.

South Central Service Cooperative is excited to serve as the state coordinating organization. Coaches are invited to register and create teams, and students may register and compete online. We hope that you’ll check out the resources you find here, test your knowledge with practice quizzes, use TeamSmarts and LifeSmarts U, and compete online. Contact us at or 507-389-2509 or visit the LifeSmarts’ website.
Consider being a LifeSmarts coach!
If you work with middle or high-school students as educators, 4-H leaders, parent or community leaders, consider being a coach and forming a team! LifeSmarts is an excellent way for adults to teach the next generation of consumers the skills they need to succeed in today's marketplace and provide leadership opportunities. Coach responsibilities include forming teams, preparing teams for competition, collecting permission forms and chaperoning teams at in-person competitions. New coaches, get started today.
Returning coaches, be sure to register for the upcoming season.  

 2016 State LifeSmarts Teams and Coaches2016 LifeSmarts Champs LCWM HS2016 LifeSmarts State Second Place LCWM Black2016 LifeSmarts State Le Suer Henderson Teams
2016 LifeSmarts State Competition Rounds2016 LifeSmarts State Competition RoundsLifesmarts champs from Minnesota

Competition News

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Get to Know LifeSmarts
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Six reasons to compete in LifeSmarts! 


Mary Hillmann, 952-715-8745, 507-389-2509