The Spring 2016 issue of the IBEA Reports is now posted online. This issue provides the latest information about IBEA and its activities.

You may download a copy by clicking the following link:

pdf Spring 2016 IBEA Reports (7.84 MB)

The 54th Annual IBEA Conference will be held on November 9 – 11, 2016, at the Hilton Springfield hotel, Springfield, Illinois. The theme for the 2016 IBEA Conference is

“IBEA Celebrates Business Teacher Education!”

Session Presenters are Needed!
Illinois business teachers will be solicited to share their successes in all the various ways whether it is in specific courses, with the community, with business partners, with parents and/or with students!

Session presenter forms are available and located on the website at or by contacting Diane Mahinda, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 217-816-3336.

Session Chairs are Needed!
A Chairperson is needed for each of the sessions held at the annual conference. Session Chairperson forms also are located at or by contacting Christie Hovey, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

IBEA is pleased to announce that three individuals have received awards from NBEA and IACTE.

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The 2015 IBEA Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year is Sherrie Malone. Sherrie is an instructor of computers/business at Shawnee Community College in Ullin.

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IBEA would like to thank all the exhibitors from the IBEA 2015 Fall Conference. Please click the "Read More" link to see the complete list.

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