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TAKING FLIGHT WITH BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

Region 7 Cluster Conference - November 3

Educators expanded their knowledge at this year's Region 7 Cluster Conference at Trinity Valley Community College. 

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If you missed the Region 7 Conference in Athens at Trinity Valley Community College in 2017, mark your calendar for November 2, 2018 at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas.

Top 10 Reasons to Join TBTEA!
       1. Networking with other professionals
       2. Professional growth through conferences and webinars
       3. Develop friendships for a lifetime
       4. Support your professional organization
       5. Share your classroom experiences
       6. Keep up-to-date with teaching strategies
       7. Student and professional scholarships
       8. Liability insurance at a low cost
       9. Presentation opportunities
     10. Writing/Authoring opportunities

Join now by completing the Google Form.  You can pay by PayPal or send a check to Donna Crook.  Information for payment is in the Google Form.

If you prefer, you can complete a hard copy membership form.  Checks and membership forms will be going directly to David Loper, 624 Brown, Jacksonville, TX 75766.

Thank you for joining TBTEA!

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HONORS COME TO TEXAS EDUCATORS!
During the recent MPBEA Awards Banquet in Omaha, Nebraska, two Texas educators were honored for their accomplishments.

Mountain-Plains Business Education Association
UNIVERSITY/COLLEGIATE BUSINESS TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Dr. CAROL WRIGHT

Carol began her teaching career as an adjunct instructor at Stephen F. Austin State University and through the years has been promoted to Assistant Professor.  She "is not afraid to try out a new technique and is often found sharing ideas with others."  Carol is serving as the MPBEA Journal Editor.  Congratulations, Carol!


Dr. Carol Wright (r)
with MPBEA President Elect Sherrell Wheeler

Mountain-Plains Business Education Association
ADMINISTRATOR/SUPERVISOR TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Dr. MARSHA BAYLESS

Marsha is the Department Chair of Business Communications & Legal Studies at Stephen F. Austin State University.  She has taught and served in administrative positions for a number of years.  As the Department Chair, she works with approximately 300 general business majors, 45 business communication and corporate education majors, and 300 general business minors.  "Marsha's leadership has been nothing short of exemplary."  Congratulations, Marsha!

 
Dr. Marsha Bayless (r)
with MPBEA President Elect Sherrell Wheeler

AWARDS FOR 2019?  BEGIN THINKING ...
I
t is time to begin nominating members in your state for the M-PBEA Awards.  M-PBEA gives the following awards:
  • Outstanding Contributions to Business Education by a Middle Level Business Teacher
  • Outstanding Contributions to Business Education by a Secondary Business Teacher
  • Outstanding Contributions to Business Education by a Postsecondary Business Teacher
  • Outstanding Contributions to Business Education by a Senior College or University Business Teacher
  • Outstanding Contributions to Business Education by an Administrator or Supervisor of Business Education
  • Outstanding Contributions to Business Education by an Institution, Organization, Business Firm, Government Agency, or an Individual Association with any of these Groups
  • Outstanding Contributions to Business Education by a Secondary “Rookie” Business Teacher
  • Outstanding Achievements of Middle Level, High School, Community College and/or College Business Education Program
Specific information and applications can be found at http://mpbea.org/awards.htm.  Please take a few minutes to nominate your outstanding members and get them to submit an application by March 1.

Sherrell Wheeler
Director of Online Quality Assurance
Professor of Business

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