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LifeSmarts Announces Partnership with UL’s Safety Smart® Ambassador Program

LifeSmarts is offering an exciting new opportunity for its participants: Safety Smart! Our latest expansion effort and partnership, with Underwriters Laboratories, (UL), is offering teens a chance to focus on health and safety curriculum while giving back through community service.

Sign up for the LifeSmarts Safety Smart Ambassador program. We give you everything you need: the presentations, the lesson plans, the worksheets, and videos featuring Timon and Pumbaa from Disney’s the Lion King.

You take it from there – you get to present the fun, entertaining content to kids ages 4-10, and you can use it to fulfill whatever community service requirements you may have. You also have the chance to win prizes and scholarships.

Safety Smart Newsletter
Coach Lesson
Lesson Logistics
Safety Ambassador Goes Green Lesson, K-2
Safety Ambassador Goes Green Lesson, 3-4
Safety Ambassador Healthy & Fit Lesson, K-2
LifeSmarts Safey Smart Ambassador Lesson Assessment
LifeSmarts Safety Smart PowerPoint
LifeSmarts Safety Smart PowerPoint Notes

TeamSmarts

TeamSmarts is a web-based team competition. Each month from September through January teams are invited to take a 100 point multiple-choice quiz focused on one LifeSmarts topic. Quizzes are open for the entire month. Prizes are awarded each month.

There is a Quick-Start Guide available to explain the steps for registering and taking the quiz.

There are three categories of TeamSmarts teams. There are LifeSmarts teams, FBLA teams and FCCLA teams. FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) and FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) teams must be coached by a business (FBLA) or family consumer science (FCCLA) teacher and all of the members of those teams must be members of the student organization. Each winning team from each of the three categories receive $100 for winning that monthly competition.

Missouri SafetySmarts Teams in the Top Five for 2014-15

November 2014: Consumer Rights and Responsibilities

FCCLA Teams

1st Place: FCCLA Tiger Pack, Beverly Plymell, coach, Keytesville (Previous winner of $100 prize)

2nd Place: Falcons, Linda Herion, Coach, Blair Oaks (Winner of the $100 prize)

3rd Place: CFL Eagles, Heidi Edwards, coach, Meadville

4th Place: Fatima FCCLA, Erica Libbert, coach, Westphalia

5th Place: ECP Professions, Rachelle Banhardt, coach, Lex La-Ray,Lexington 

Varsity Teams:

2nd Place; Regit Power, Beverly Plymell, coach, Keytesville

​5th Place: RHS 6th Hour, Robert Nellis, coach, Hickman Mills, Kansas City

​FBLA Teams:

4th Place: Ft. Zumwalt, Anne Klemme, coach, Ft. Zumwalt South, St. Peters 

October 2014: Personal Finance

Varsity Teams

1st Place: RHS-6th Hour, Robert Nellis, coach, Ruskin High School, Kansas City

FBLA Teams

1st Place: STA Stars, Kayla Leatherman, coach, St. Teresa's Academy, Independence

FCCLA Teams

1st Place Seymour FCCLA, Linda Herion, coach, Seymour High School

2nd Place Tie Tiger Pack, Beverly Plymell, coach, Keytesville and Fatima FCCLA, Erica Libbert, coach, Westphalia

4th Place Falcons, Linda Cumpton, coach, Blair Oaks High School, Jefferson City

September 2014: Health and Safety

Varsity Teams

1. Regit Power, Beverly Plymell, coach, Keytesville

FCCLA Teams

1. FCCLA Tiger Pack, Beverly Plymell, Coach, Keytesville

2.    Falcons 13, Missouri, Linda Cumpton, coach, Blair Oaks

3.    CFLEagles, Missouri, Heidi Edwards, coach, Meadville
4.    Lex La-Ray FCCLA, Missouri, Rachelle Banhart, coach, Lex La-Ray
5.    Dinosaurs, Missouri, Rachelle Banhart, coach, Lex La-Ray

 

Missouri SafetySmarts Teams in the Top Five for 2013-14

September 2013: Health and Safety

FCCLA Teams

     1.  Falcons 13, Missouri, Captain Luke Dye

     3.  FL Eagles, Missouri, Captain Shawn Muck

FBLA Teams

     2.  BusyCards, Missouri, Captain Kole Taylor

October 2013: Personal Finance

LifeSmarts Teams

  1. RHS6th Team 1, Missouri, Captain Precious Awopetu
  2. Regit Smartees, Missouri, Captain Kayla O’Bryan
  3. RHS-7th Team 1, Missouri, Captain Kyle Lakin
  4. RHS-3rd Team 1, Missouri, Captain Erin Uppman

FCCLA Teams

  1. Falcons 13, Missouri, Captain Luke Dyer
  2. FCCLA Tiger Pack, Missouri, Captain Autumn Young
  3. Fatima FCCLA, Missouri, Captain Dunja Schroeder
  4. CFL Eagles, Missouri, Captain Shawn Muck

November 2013: Consumer Rights and Responsibilities

LifeSmarts Teams

     5.  Tiger Dynasty, Missouri, Captain Caitlyn Haynes

FCCLA Teams

  1. FCCLA Tiger Pack, Missouri, Captain Autumn Young
  2. Problem Solvers, Missouri, Captain Megan Danner
  3. Falcons 13, Missouri, Captain Luke Dyer
  4. PreSchool Interns, Missouri, Captain Megan Payne
  5. CFL Eagles, Missouri, Captain Shawn Muck

FBLA Teams

     3.  LukeKyle, Missouri, Captain Luke Dyer

December 2013: Technology

LifeSmarts Teams

     4. RHS 7th Team 1, Missouri, Emmaly Bottcher

FCCLA Teams

  1. Falcons 13, Missouri, Captain Luke Dyer
  2. FCCLA Tiger Pack, Missouri, Captain Autumn Young
  3. CFL Eagles, Missouri, Captain Shawn Muck
  4. Dinosaurs, Missouri, Captain Kelsey Manring

January 2014: Environment

FCCLA Teams

  1. FCCLA Tiger Pack, Missouri, Captain Autumn Young
  2. Falcons 13, Missouri, Captain Luke Dyer
  3. CFL Eagles, Missouri, Captain Shawn Muck
  4. Ballard Bulldogs, Missouri, Captain Levi Meade
  5. ECP Professionals, Missouri, Captain Katie Baker

FBLA Teams

     5.  Buffalo FBLA, Missouri, Captain Tyler Middleton

Congratulations to these winning teams!

SafetySmarts Videos

Stream the Safety Smart videos from the UL (Underwriters Laboratories) site at:

Goes Green
Healthy & Fit

Or order videos: LifeSmarts Safety Smart Video Order Form.

As one teen told us after making a Safety Smart presentation, “Little kids are not that bad and teaching them was fun. Also, kids enjoy having visitors in their classroom – especially older students.”

In addition to the SafetySmarts Ambassador Program, there is a link at the bottom of the LifeSmarts home page to multiple teacher, student and parent resources.

Administrative Memos

Webinars

Web Applications

Contact Information

Family Consumer Sciences and Human Services Education