The 2015 Conference Host and Hostess are Roger Ramey and Dr. Linda Hefferin.
Roger Ramey came to Elgin Community College in January of 2000 after a 30-year career in the business world. He spent his time working at United Airlines, Hilton Hotels, and as a partner in a small CPA firm. Roger spent a year in Vietnam as part of a 4-year enlistment in the United States Marine Corps. He has his Master's degree in accounting and education. Roger currently teaches Office Administration Technology at Elgin Community College.
Dr. Linda Hefferin taught at Elgin Community College for 30 years before retiring and being named Professor Emerita of Business Management. She is a past president of IBEA, and former recipient of the North Central Business Education Association Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year Award and the National Business Education Association Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year Award. Linda currently is an Adjunct Business Management Instructor for Columbia College of Missouri, Elgin Campus.
IBEA would like to thank those that served on the Program Planning Task Force for the 2015 IBEA Fall Conference.
|Eric Buhot||Downers Grove North High School|
|Linda Conniff||Elgin Community College|
|Drew Himes||Downers Grove North High School|
|Christie Hovey||Lincoln Land Community College|
|Diane Mahinda||SIUC-Center for Workforce Development|
|Betsy Mehlberg||Flanagan-Cornell High School|
|Mark Mirandola||Downers Grove North High School|
|Jason Tanner||John A. Logan College|
|Susan Timm||Elgin Community College|
IBEA has put together the following advocacy items. You may download these items and share them with other business educators at your school and in your area:
Legislative Action Information (Prepared by NCBEA and IBEA) - pdf Legislative Action Packet (760 KB)
Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities
|ACTE||New Orleans, LA||November 19-22, 2015|
|NCBEA||Indianapolis, IN||November 20-21, 2015|
|IACTE||East Peoria, IL||February 18-19, 2016|
|ACTE Policy Seminar||Arlington, VA||February 29-March 2, 2016|
|DECA||Decatur, IL||March 10-12, 2016|
|NBEA||Las Vegas, NV||March 22-26, 2016|
|FBLA||Springfield, IL||April 1-2, 2016|
|PBL||Effingham, IL||April 8-9, 2016|
|SkillsUSA||Springfield, IL||April 21-23, 2016|
|DECA-CDC||Nashville, TN||April 24-26, 2016|
|BPA||Boston, MA||May 5-9, 2016|
|ACTE Region III||Jefferson City, MO||June 15-17, 2016|
|SkillsUSA (Nationals)||Louisville, KY||June 20-24, 2016|
|PBL (Nationals)||Atlanta, GA||June 24-27, 2016|
|FBLA (Nationals)||Atlanta, GA||June 29-July 2, 2016|
|SEIC/ISBE||Graz, Austria and Maribor, Slovenia||July 31-August 5, 2016|
|IBEA||Springfield, IL||November 9-11, 2016|
The deadline for submitting an application for a student stipend for presentation at the upcoming 2010 IBEA Fall Conference has passed. The deadline for all student stipend applications was October 8, 2010. The Fall Conference Student Stipend online application form will re-activate for the 2011 IBEA Fall Conference award presentation on November 1, 2010.
Thank you for your interest in an IBEA Fall Conference Student Stipend.