IBEA would like to recognize the following award winners from the 2016 IBEA Fall Conference.

Distinguished Service Award - Dr. Glenn Bailey

Post Secondary Teacher of the Year - Mary Ann Hurd

Secondary Teacher of the Year - Jo Ellen Walsh

Professional Recognition Award - Mary Lutz

Writer's Hall of Fame Awards - Dr. Tamra S. Davis, Ms. Christie Jahn Hovey, and Dr. Kathy Mountjoy

For pictures and more in-depth biographical information, check out the Latest News section. In order to access the Latest News section, you must be a current IBEA member.

IBEA is pleased to announce the candidates for the Spring 2017 Election. IBEA members will be notified by e-mail in the spring when voting is available online. In order to vote in the election, you will need to be an IBEA member at the time the notification is sent out. To read the profiles of the candidates, please click the "Read More" link.

The new CTE Fact Sheet is now available for download on the ISBE Web site. This is a good document to share with your administration, board, and parents.

The 2016 CTE Fact Sheet can be downloaded by clicking this link:

The 2016 IBEA Fall Conference Schedule has been updated online. Also, breakout session descriptions are now available. The last update was made on October 17, 2016.

To access the updated schedule, please click the following link:
2016 Fall Conference Schedule

To access the full breakout session descriptions, please click the following link:
pdf 2016 Fall Conference Schedule (1.15 MB)

Watch the website for more updates as the conference draws closer.

IBEA is pleased to announce that this year's IBEA is pleased to announce that this year's conference program will also be available for your mobile devices. You will be able to see the schedule in real-time, look at session descriptions, email presenters, share on social media, and mark your favorite sessions for each day of the conference.

 “IBEA Celebrating Business Teacher Education” with W!SE Financial Literacy Teacher Certification Opportunities!

In the spirit of celebrating Illinois Business Teacher Education in Illinois, IBEA has asked W!SE to provide the opportunity for conference attendees only to sit for the W!SE Financial Literacy Certification test on Friday, November 11, at the 2016 IBEA Fall Conference in Springfield!

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