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2019 AFCPE® Research and Training Symposium


AFCPE Pre-Symposium: Sunday, November 17 - Tuesday, November 19
AFCPE Symposium: Tuesday, November 19 - Thursday, November 21
Schedule Subject to Change

Sasha L Grabenstetter, University of Illinois Extension, Consumer Economics Educator
Bio: Sasha Grabenstetter provides leadership in consumer economics programming in a three-county area of western Illinois for individuals and families, with an emphasis in the area of financial management.

Grabenstetter graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in human environmental sciences with an emphasis in personal financial planning. At Texas Tech University, she earned a Master of Science degree in personal financial planning.

Grabenstetter has also worked with the AFCPE staff and volunteers on the Symposium Task force for the last four years, the last three years as chair.

A recent accomplishment is the revision and publication of All My Money: Change for the Better, a money management curriculum for limited-resource audiences produced by University of Illinois Extension's consumer economics team.

When Grabenstetter isn't working in her three-counties, you can find her on Twitter @pennies4pigs or on the consumer economics' blog Plan Well, Retire Well. (www.retirewell.illinois.edu) Grabenstetter lives in Will County with her financial planning husband, beautiful son, and her three financial fat cats.