from the President:
Virginia Business Education Association Members!
It is a privilege to serve
as your VBEA
President this year. Our 2012 conference, which was held
July 29-August 2 in Roanoke, was filled with informative
workshops, opportunities to earn industry certifications and
motivating speeches that opened the doorway to our theme:
Portal to Possibilities with Business and Information
A fabulous time was held by all who attended and I
encourage you to mark your calendars for the 2013 conference
which will be held July 29 to August 2 in Northern Virginia.
exact location will be announced as soon as location is
is dedicated to advancing and improving business and
information technology in Virginia.
As education is faced with many challenging
situations, it is important that we as an organization share
ideas and work together to let others know of our successes
in meeting the needs of today’s youth.
me in reaching out to colleagues to encourage membership in
VBEA and NBEA. Let others know about our activities
including awards, scholarships, promotion of legislative
issues, support of FBLA, etc. With your assistance, we
can help our membership grow. Each school which has every
Business and Information Technology teacher join VBEA
receives a 100% VBEA membership certificate and is
recognized at the annual conference. Membership
information can be found at: http://vbea.net/vbeamemberinfo.html.
emphasis this year is to charter additional National
Business Honor Society chapters. In order to do so,
your school must have 100% NBEA membership. What
better way to promote Business and Information Technology
than to have a NBHS chapter. This is an ideal way to
bring recognition to your students and to your business
program. If we are to grow, it is up to each of us
individually! Bring more life and promotion to your
program by increasing VBEA membership and chartering a
National Business Honor Society chapter. Check out the Web
Site at: http://www.nbea.org/newsite/about/NBHS.html
you have any questions about the VBEA, please contact me.
I wish you a wonderful 2012-2013 school year.
Again, thank you for giving me the opportunity to
serve as your president.