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ABEA is a professional association for business and marketing educators at the middle, secondary, and post-secondary levels. The purpose of ABEA is to promote quality education in all phases of business and to encourage professional growth and cooperative interaction among all individuals involved in this field of education.
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For Your Calendar
PBL National Leadership Conference
June 24-27 (Chicago, IL)
FBLA National Leadership Conference
June 29 - July 2 (Chicago, IL)
Southern Business Education Association Annual Convention
October 21 - 25 (Kingsport, TN)
Read SBEA President Dr. Geana Mitchell's message to ABEA.
Alabama Business Education Association 2016 Conference
Details coming soon!
January 30 (Samford University, Birmingham, AL)
Chat with other business educators
Are you on Twitter? If so, join business educators from all over as we discuss issues and share ideas related to business education. It's a great way to connect with other business educators, and you're guaranteed to learn something new. (And if you're not on Twitter, create an account and join one of the newest forms of PD!)
The #BusEdu chat is held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7PM CST. Visit the chat archive page to learn more. See you there!
Vestavia Hills High School
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
Bachelor in Business Administration
Master of Science in Postsecondary Ed-Instructional Technology
Master of Science in Instructional Leadership
National Board Certified Teacher
Years in Profession: 13 years in education, 10 years in industry
Vestavia Hills High School
Why She Loves ABEA:
Networking with teachers. Business teachers are the best!
How She's Served ABEA/NBEA:
Audit Committee ABEA 2015
ABEA Presenter 2015
Presenter, NBEA 2014
A Piece of Advice She'd Give a Brand New Business Educator:
Collaborate and work together with the Business Education and Career Tech team at your school. Our ideas are more effective when we brainstorm with others. The Business Ed department at my school is the best! Lauren Miller is the lead teacher on NBHS and our Career Prep interview day. Pam Hickman leads FBLA competitive events and MOS certifications and Morgan Palmer is our in-house graphic artist. Morgan designs brochures, postcards, notecards and fliers. Chris Wood coordinates baking cookies for our FBLA Otis Spunkmeyer cookie sale. I enjoy working with this team and can’t imagine how difficult my job would be without them.
What She Enjoys Outside of Teaching:
Running, riding my Harley, reading, and spending time with my family.
ABEA 2015 Conference Sponsors
Many thanks to our 2015 conference sponsors:
Evening with the Experts Guests
We are thrilled to have the following panel join us Friday evening, February 6, for our Evening with the Experts event.
ABEA Fall 2014 Newsletter + #ABEA2015 Info
Greetings from the ABEA Board:
Get ready for an exciting time as we announce details of this year's 50th anniversary conference. There will be a variety of sessions on everything from 3D printing in the business classroom to updates from the State Department of Education. You'll also get a chance to hear from an incredible keynote speaker who is ready to help you build something pretty incredible of your own. Details inside the Fall 2014 newsletter!
Also in the newsletter you'll find
Be sure to bring your laptop or smart device to #ABEA2015 and register early (by January 23) for the best price! We cannot wait to see you there!
If you have questions, please contact Judy Kehr, president, email@example.com.
Click here to register for #ABEA2015.
ABEA members earn Teacher of the Year honors at regional conference
Drs. Geana Mitchell (left) and Elisha Wohleb (right) were selected as this year's Teachers of the Year at the SBEA Annual Convention in Little Rock. Dr. Mitchell was recognized as the Postsecondary TOY for her work at Bevill State Community College. Dr. Wohleb was recognized as the Collegiate TOY for her work at Auburn University.
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