ILLINOIS BUSINESS EDUCATION ASSOCIATION

Outstanding Middle School, Secondary, Post-Secondary, Collegiate Teacher and Supervisor/Administrator of the Year Awards

The IBEA Outstanding Secondary Teacher, Post-Secondary Teacher, Collegiate Teacher, and the Supervisor/Administrator of the Year Awards recognize business educators who have recently provided or currently are providing significant contributions to business education in Illinois. The recipients will be determined by the Awards Selection Committee and honored at the Fall Conference.

ELIGIBILITY - The nominee has demonstrated an ongoing commitment to business education through, but not necessarily including or limited to, the following:

  • THE CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE A MINIMUM OF 5 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN THE FIELD OF BUSINESS EDUCATION
  • Contributions to business education through teaching including information about classroom teaching performance, years of experience, subject areas taught, and give evidence of effectiveness
  • Membership, participation and offices held in local, state, regional, and national professional associations
  • Special activities that resulted in needed changes or improvements in the profession
  • Contributions to business education through presentations and business partnerships
  • Contributions to business education through work with student organizations
  • Membership in IBEA
  • Contributions to business education through major articles, publications, and research activities
  • Contributions to business education through teaching or administration
  • Contributions to business education through religious, civic, government, cultural and private business organizations
  • Specific contributions to business education in Illinois

APPLICATION PROCEDURES - One (1) copy of the following materials must be submitted:

  • Biographical Data of Nominee (Resume/CV acceptable)
  • Responses to Award Criterion
  • A 10-point or larger font is required
  • Letters of endorsement for the nominee (two required). Standard size 8 1/2" x 11" paper or letterhead is required, and letters must be limited to one page. Submit one from a colleague/community leader and another from supervisor/administrator
  • All winners will be included in a slide show during the conference. Please send a digital picture of the nominee to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in case they are selected for the award

WEIGHTING OF AWARD CRITERIA

  • Contributions to business education through teaching/administration including  evidence of  teaching or administrative effectiveness (student, peer, and  administrative evaluations) - 30 points
  • Participation and offices held in local, state, regional, and national professional associations; specific activities that resulted in changes or improvements in the business education profession - 20 points
  • Involvement in other activities such as departmental responsibilities, service on committees, and working with student organizations - 20 points
  • Contributions to business education through publications and presentations - 10 points
  • Contributions to business education through religious, civic, government, cultural, and private business organizations - 20 points

APPLICATION DEADLINE - All materials must be submitted electronically to the Awards Chair no later than June 1 of the current year to:

Vicki Fuhrhop
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SUBJECT: IBEA AWARD NOMINATION FORMS

NOMINATE ONLINE - Award Nomination Form

SUBMIT APPLICATION MATERIALS ONLINE - Award Submission Form - All materials must be submitted no later than June 1.


BIOGRAPHICAL DATA OF

Outstanding Middle School, Secondary, Post-Secondary, Collegiate Teacher or Supervisor/Administrator of the Year Award Nominee

List most recent activities first. Use 10-point font or larger. A resume/CV can be submitted instead of this form as long as it documents the same information requested below. If submitting a resume/CV in place of filling out this form, submit this form and write "see included resume/CV."

  • DEGREES (List degrees, institutions, and years attended.)
  • TEACHING/ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE (Give years of experience in business education teaching, supervision, or administration.)
  • PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS (Provide name, years of membership, and leadership positions.)
  • HONORS AND AWARDS (Provide name of award, years, and name of sponsoring organization.)

CRITERIA FOR

Outstanding Middle School, Secondary, Post-Secondary, Collegiate Teacher or Supervisor/Administrator of the Year Award Nominee

Please type your response below for each criterion. Use a 10-point font or larger. If attaching additional documentation for a criterion, indicate in the response and make sure to include when returning the forms.

  • TEACHING.  Contributions to business education through teaching. Include information about classroom teaching performance, years of experience, and subject areas taught; give evidence of effectiveness (student, peer, and administrative evaluations). Supporting documentation from students, administrators, and/or professional colleagues (incorporated into the narrative) is essential to this criterion. Do not include copies of student evaluations or other documentation. (Maximum points—30)
  • PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS. Participation and offices held in local, state, regional, and national professional associations. Special activities that resulted in needed changes or improvements in the profession. (Maximum points—20)
  • OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES. Involvement in other activities such as departmental responsibilities, serving on committees, and working with student organizations. (Maximum points—20)
  • PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS. Contributions to business education through presentations, major articles, refereed publications, non-refereed publications, and research activities (including grant proposals).  Describe the significance of such activities on the profession.  List—but do not include copies of—articles, monographs, books, etc., published by the nominee. (Maximum points— 10)
  • CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS. Contributions to business education through religious, civic, government, cultural and private business organizations. (Maximum points—20)