Links to Related Organizations


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.


Iowa Association for Career and Technical Education (IACTE) is a collaboration of educators, business, industry, government, advocates and partners, promoting and supporting quality vocational-technical and career education for all through leadership, advocacy, communications, professional development, and partnerships.

Iowa Department of Education

The mission of the Iowa Department of Education is to help communities meet the learning needs of all their child and adults.


The Association for Career and Technical Education is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers.

Iowa BPA

Business Professionals of America (BPA) is a national student organization for students enrolled in business, office, and technology education programs at the middle school, secondary school, and postsecondary school levels.


Iowa DECA is a Career & Technical Student Organization which prepares emerging leaders & entrepreneurs in  marketing, finance, hospitality & management in high schools and colleges around the globe.


Iowa FBLA (secondary students) -  PBL (postsecondary students):  Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lamda (FBLA-PBL) is an organization of young people preparing for success as leaders in business, government, and communities.


The orgnanization was founded in 1936 at New York University as Delta Pi Epsilon -- a professional national honorary society dedication to research in business educatoin. In 2012, DPE was renamed and became the research division of the National Business Education Association.


The United States Chapter of the International Society for Business Education (ISBE) is the international division and liaison for NBEA regarding international affairs related to business education.

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