Western Business Education Association


We know that you all work with colleagues that are doing AMAZING things, both in and out of the classroom! Now is the time to nominate them for a Western Business Education Association AWARD! Remember, the nomination due date was extended and will close on Saturday, January 31, 2015!

All the information you need to nomination them is on our web site Awards page: http://www.wbea.info/new/awards/awards.html. The nomination forms are fillable Microsoft Word documents. All you need to do is choose the proper nomination form and save it. Then either you can complete the nomination or if it is not a secret nomination, you can have your nominee complete it. All completed nomination forms need to be e-mailed to KYamadaUT@comcast.net by the due date.

If you need any assistance or have any questions, please contact our awards director, Kristina, via phone call or text at 801/725-2500 or e-mail at KYamadaUT@comcast.net.


President's Message

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Welcome to the Western Business Education Association (WBEA). WBEA is an affiliate of the National Business Education Association seeks to share educational experiences that will prepare individuals to excel as consumers, workers, and citizens in our economic systems. WBEA is committed to providing our members professional development, networking, and learning opportunities through online resources and regional conferences.

Working closely with the States, Territories, and Provinces (S/T/Ps) that make up the western region, WBEA provides opportunities for these organizations to connect, share, and support business education programs at the local, state, provincial, regional, and national level.

Executive Board 2014-2015

Meet Our Leaders: The 2014-2015 Executive Board

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Professional Development

WBEA is committed to providing professional development opportunities to its members. Programs such as the Professional Development Institute (PDI) and President-elect workshop are offered each year in conjunction with the regional conference. The Educational Opportunity Scholarship program offers financial support for business educators who are pursuing an advanced degree.

In addition to the opportunities provided through WBEA, members are also encouraged to pursue opportunities offered through NBEA. More information can be found in the Professional Opportunities section on the NBEA website.

Regional Conferences

The WBEA, in conjunction with the S/T/Ps, host annual conferences where Business and Information Technology Educators can network with other educators, share classroom materials, teach one another, attend professional workshops, meet exhibitors, and reduce stress.


Stay a step ahead with news from WBEA that includes such topics as: legislative updates, president's message, conference updates, WBEA elections and awards information, professional development articles and NBEA updates.


WBEA participation means that the opportunity is available to nominate and be nominated for outstanding contributions to your state, territory, or province; or to WBEA.



News and Notes


2015 WBEA Conference
May 22-24, 2015
May 20-22, 2015
Scottsdale Plaza Resort







President's Message July 2014

WINTER Newsletter Online

WBEA Calendar


Resources and Links from 2014 Conference - session presenters

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