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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:

  • Nominate a colleague for
    an M-PBEA Award today - Due March 1, 2018

    2018 M-PBEA Journal Call for Papers
    Due May 1, 2018

    2018 M-PBEA Conference
    Call for Presentations
    Now Available
    M-PBEA Journal Call for Papers due May 1, 2018 ~ NEW
  • Winter Notes & Quotes now available! ~ NEW
  • Complete a Call for Presentations application for the 2018 M-PBEA convention
  • Nominate a deserving colleage for an M-PBEA Award today!
  • 2018 M-PBEA Conference Hotel Info Added - Book TODAY!
  • Fall 2017 Notes & Quotes is published!
  • Congratulations to Karen May of Texas, 2017 M-PBEA Leadership Award recipient.
  • Congratulations to the following 2017 M-PBEA Award winners
    • Alexandra Bastian of Nebraska, Rookie Teacher of the Year
    • Theresa Jean Ostgarden of North Dakota, Middle Level Teacher of the Year
    • Shawna Koger of Nebraska, Secondary Teacher of the Year
    • Vickie Volk of North Dakota, Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
    • Amber Ussatis Aberle of North Dakota, Collegiate Teacher of the Year
    • Bismarck State College (North Dakota) Business and Office Technology Program, Program of the Year
    • Agency Mabu of North Dakota, Contributions to Business Education by a Business Firm
  • Congratulations to the 2017 Share-an-Idea Winners
    • 1st Place: Susan Montoy of Kansas
    • Honorable Mention: Sherrell Wheeler of New Mexico
  • Congratulations to the following M-PBEA members who received awards at the 2017 National Business Education Association Convention
    • Angie Chittick, Nebraska, named 2017 NBEA Outstanding Postsecondary Teacher of the Year
    • Lori Henneberg, Kansas, named 2017 NBEA Middle School Teacher of the Year
  • M-PBEA History (PDF) 


Membership in M-PBEA is automatic when you join NBEA.  Go to 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:  01/03/18