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Recession Memo!

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The next recession looks like an 18 month recession, beginning as soon as this year, and probably between 2019-2021. LERN predicted the last great recession in an article published in The New York Times, January 6, 2006.

Integrated Marketing Study Released!

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A major marketing strategy for all lifelong learning programs right now is to move people from one medium to another to increase registrations.

Your New Year’s Resolution

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Only half of you reading this have the knowledge and skills to run a successful lifelong learning program.

Outlook 2019

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Overall, lifelong learning programs in North America are doing well in serving their communities. You are adjusting to the new economy and the millennial generation’s different needs.

2019 Conference Rates

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This year’s conference will be at the fabulous beautiful Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, from November 19-22, 2019.

LERN Forecasts 2019

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Here’s what’s ahead for 2019. The big forecast is the absolute must-have plan for your program in addressing a possible recession. See our separate story and get our special report on planning for a recession in the LERN Club.

Paper prices to rise 25%

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Paper prices for your upcoming 2019 print brochures may be going up by as much as 25%, according to news reports, LERN Senior Vice President Julie Coates says.

CPP Renewal Gets Votes

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“Creating new classes and offerings” was the top vote getter as attendees in Savannah cast almost 1,000 votes on what new and updated topics they wanted covered in LERN’s new CPP Refresher Course.

2019 To Be Big Year

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Registrations for UGotClass were up a whopping 10% in 2018 over the previous year, setting yet another record for registrations.

Integrated Marketing Study

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Conference coverage starts now. A new pioneering study on Integrated Marketing for the field of lifelong learning is being released at the LERN Annual Conference in Savannah Nov 6-9.

New! Invisible Diversity

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A breakthrough new book, Invisible Diversityby LERN’s Julie Coates, is premiering at the big LERN annual conference in Savannah the morning of November 8.