Business Education Banner.jpgConference Banner.jpgStudents Banner.jpg


2015 Election Materials

The CBEA election for 2015 State Officers and Section Representatives is now open. Voting closes on November 5. You may download a paper (PDF) ballot, but it must be postmarked no later than November 5 to count. Please vote for only the representative for your section. A ballot containing more than one section representative vote will not be counted. Paper ballots should be returned to Lisa Natwick, State Secretary.

2015 Candidate Biographies 

2015 State Ballot (Online) (PDF)

Nomination Form (PDF - 9.59 KB)

Current Events


Coming Soon. Information about CBEA Conference in Long Beach


Past Events


CBEA returns to Monterey!

November 14-16, 2014

Hyatt Regency Hotel

Monterey, California

Conference Program


Keynote Speakers (Notes/Handouts)

Hands-on Computer Workshops (Handouts)

Breakout Sessions (Notes/Handouts)

  • Introduction to the 2014 CBEA State Conference
  • The Benefits of Collaboration For All Stakeholders
  • Be the Assistant Every Executive Manager Needs
  • Succession Planning: The Evolution of a Family Business
  • Using Twitter for Informal Learning
  • Financial Literacy and Income Tax--Understanding Your Role
  • Social Collaboration Tools for Internal Communication
  • Meet Your Deputy Sector Navigator
  • Building Effective and Lasting Industry Partnerships
  • The Power of Youth Entrepreneurship Education
  • Hey, Manager/Administrator! There's an App for That!
  • Integrating a Global Perspective into the Business Curriculum
  • Developing Business Partnerships and SELLING Your Program
  • Incorporating Emotional Intelligence into the Traditional Business Curriculum
  • How a Tablet Can Make You a More Effective Teacher BYOD
  • Tales from the Trenches-A step by Step Approach to Building a Strong FBLA Chapter
  • Is Your Idea a Business? 2 Minutes to Pitch!
  • Turning Risk into Success: A Teen Entrepreneurship Program
  • Augmenting Reality in Your Classroom BYOD
  • The Power of the Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Chair the Fed: An Online Game to Teach Monetary Policy
  • Visual Literacy: The Silver Bullet for Common Core
  • Student Engagement--The Flipped Classroom
  • Teaching and Serving Students of Hidden Diversty
  • Generation Z: A Millennial Teacher's Perspective
  • Campfires in Cyberspace: Reversing the Tower of Babel
  • iCEV On-line Curriculum



$350 Stipends were awarded to 10 High School and ROP/C CTE instructors thanks to a grant from the Business Education Leadership Project of the California Dept of Education!

CBEA regrets to announce the passing of Bob Thompson, long-time CBEA member, former CBEA Advocate, and friend to business educators across the West.  

CBEA State President 1968-69

CBEA Advocate 1985-1995

Founder of the Lee Thompson Award

Joomla templates by a4joomla