Schedule Last Updated: September 7, 2022

Confirmed sessions are listed below.

A PDF with all session descriptions will be available after October 1, 2022

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

11:00 am—2:30 p.m. - IBEA Officers’ Meeting

5:00—9:00 p.m. - IBEA Registration Desk Open

6:30—8:30 p.m. - IBEA Board of Directors' Meeting

7:00—8:00 p.m. - Wednesday Evening Sessions

  • Certiport Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Teaching Career-Tech-Ed Courses Using Tech-Quests

8:30—10:30 p.m. - IBEA President's Welcome Reception - Open to All IBEA Members and Conference Attendees


Thursday, November 3, 2022

IBEA Conference Registration Desk Hours
for Thursday 7:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Commercial Exhibit/IBEA Silent Auction Hours
for Thursday 8:00-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.

7:00—9:00 a.m. - Breakfast Buffet in Exhibit Hall

7:30—8:30 a.m. - Session Two - Thursday Morning

  • Exploring CTE Resources: Accessing, Assessing, and Implementing CTE Lessons
  • The Leadership Secrets of Santa Claus
  • New Teacher and First Time Attendees Roundtable
  • Windows 11: Moving Forward

8:30—9:00 a.m. - Exhibits / Silent Auction / Networking

9:10—10:10 a.m. - Session Three - Thursday Morning

  • Free Resources to Teach Computer Science
  • Improving Work Prospects with Certification
  • Best Practices to Gamify Your Personal Finance Class
  • Be a Coach! Promoting Leadership in the Business (or any) Classroom

10:30—11:30 a.m. - Session Four - Thursday Morning

  • Certiport Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Sway – Create, Collaborate, Seal the Deal! Instant Website!
  • An Overview of College & Career Pathway Endorsements
  • Leveraging Local Businesses in the Business Classroom

11:30 a.m.1:30 p.m. - Welcome Opening Session, Awards, Lunch, and Featured Speaker

  • Is Your Teaching a GIFT?
    Tonya Skinner, Jefferson High School (Missouri)
    Are you a gift to those around you? Or a Grinch they avoid? Be ready to evaluate your teaching strategies in a “merry way” to determine ways to improve your connection with others to positively impact student learning.

1:45—2:45 p.m. Session Five - Thursday Afternoon

  • Certiport Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Current Trends in Resumes & Cover Letter Writing
  • Tools for Marketing in an Age of Social Media Influence
  • InVEST

2:55—3:55 p.m. Session Six - Thursday Afternoon

  • Certiport Testing (Pre-registration required for this session.)
  • Community College Round Table Discussion
  • What’s NEW with EVERFI
  • Old School Active Learning Strategies for Today

4:00-4:30 p.m. - Break, Commercial Exhibits/Silent Auction Area Open, Networking

4:00—6:00 p.m. - PD Desk Open

4:30—5:30 p.m. Session Seven - Thursday Afternoon - Affiliate Meetings

  • CABEA (Chicago Area Business Education Association)
  • CBEA (Chicago Business Education Association)
  • CIBEA (Central Illinois Business Education Association)
  • EIBEA (Eastern Illinois Business Education Association)
  • MIBEA (Mid-Illinois Business Education Association)
  • NIBEA (Northern Illinois Business Education Association)
  • PABEA (Peoria Area Business Education Association)
  • SIBEA (Southern Illinois Business Education Association)
  • SWABEA (Southwestern Area Business Education Association)
  • WIBEA (Western Illinois Business Education Association)

Friday, November 4, 2022

IBEA Conference Registration Desk Hours: 7:00-9:00 a.m.

7:00—9:00 a.m. - Breakfast

8:00—9:00 a.m. - Session Eight - Friday Morning

  • Council of Affiliates Meeting
  • Performance Learning for Real World Experience
  • Next Generation Tools and Apps for Targeting 21st Century Skills Across the Curriculum
  • Technology in Accounting

9:10—10:10 a.m. - 2022 IBEA Conference Planning Committee Meeting (Invitation Only)

9:10—10:10 a.m. - Session Nine - Friday Morning

  • Shifting Career Pathways for the Next Decade-AI Changes Everything
  • Careers in Accounting
  • Meeting Students' Needs through Differentiated Instruction

10:20—11:20 a.m. - Past Presidents' Council

10:20—11:20 a.m. - Session Ten - Friday Morning

  • Analytics in Sports
  • Player Start: Hands-On Leaderboards, Badges, and Gamification

11:30 a.m.—1:15 p.m. - Featured Speaker, Closing Luncheon, and IBEA Annual Business Meeting

1:20—1:40 p.m. - PD Desk Open Following Closing Lunch

1:40 p.m. - On the Road—Have a Safe Trip Home! See you Next Year!

1:40 p.m. - Post Conference Meetings:

  • IBEA Officers' Post Conference Meeting