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About M-PBEA

The Mountain-Plains Business Education Association is made up of the following nine US states and two provinces in Canada:
New Mexico  
North Dakota  
South Dakota  

M-PBEA History (pdf)

When you join NBEA, you automatically become a member of your regional association.  Some member benefits include:

  • Professional journals and publications, including the Notes & Quotes, the M-BEA newsletter
  • National and regional conventions
  • Professional award opportunities
  • Networking opportunities
  • Various benefits from NBEA including national publications, $250,000 professional liability insurance, group insurance options, and legislative advocacy


Go to and click the Join Now! link. You may complete your form online or print and mail it. It is so easy!

NBEA Mission:

The National Business Education Association (NBEA) is 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. NBEA is the leading association devoted to the recognition that business education competencies are essential for all individuals in today's fast-changing society.

NBEA is committed to the advancement of the professional interest and competence of its members and provides programs and services that enhance members' professional growth and development. Further, NBEA serves as a unifying agency among other groups dedicated to advancing and improving business education.

NBEA provides the vital link between both the private and public sector. NBEA gives business educators an opportunity to stay on top of the changing skills required in today's business world through its linkages with corporations and small businesses. In addition, NBEA's Legislative Advocacy Committee keeps members involved with the ongoing national, state, and local efforts to further business education in our schools and communities.

NBEA Vision Statement:

The National Business Education Association is the foremost professional organization that