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The Mountain-Plains Business Education Association (M-PBEA) is an affiliate of the National Business Education Association (NBEA), the nation's largest professional organization devoted exclusively to serving individuals and groups engaged in instruction, administration, research, and dissemination of information for and about business.

Latest News:

  • M-PBEA Conference Call for Presentation Proposals Available - DUE April 1, 2017 ~ NEW
  • he Winter Issue of the Notes & Quotes is now available!
  • The 2016 M-PBEA Journal is available online.
  • Awards Nomination forms are updated for 2017.  Nominate someone today!
  • Congratulations to the following 2016 M-PBEA Award winners announced at the 2016 M-PBEA Annual Conference
    • Leadership Award - DeLayne Havlovic, Omaha Public Schools, Nebraska
    • Rookie Teacher of the Year - Jessica Crabtree, Newton High School, Kansas
    • Middle Level Teacher of the Year - Vicki Hesser, Louisburg Middle School, Kansas
    • Secondary Teacher of the Year - Dawn Friedrich, Wausa Public School, Nebraska
    • Postsecondary Teacher of the Year - Angela Chittick, Mid-Plains Community College, Nebraska
    • Collegiate Teacher of the Year - Dr. Linda Reid, Adams State University, Colorado
    • Program of the Year - Dickinson State University College to Professional Accounting Experience, North Dakota
    • Payne-Porter Award - Carol Sessums of Colorado
    • Share-an-Idea Award - Murleen Bellinger of Nebraska, 1st Place; Sherrell Wheeler of New Mexico, Honorable Mention; Carol Wright of Texas, Honorable Mention
      2016 M-PBEA Award Winners
  • M-PBEA History (pdf) - Thanks to Murleen Bellinger for putting this together. Document will also be found on the About Us page of this site.


Membership in M-PBEA is automatic when you join NBEA.  Go to www.nbea.org and click the Join Now! link.  You may complete your form online or print and mail it. It is so easy! Contact your state or province for further membership information.  State Membership Director information is listed on the M-PBEA Board page.

M-PBEA is comprised of the following states and provinces: Colorado, Kansas, Manitoba, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming. 

Last Updated:  01/16/17