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Business Education Advocacy

Interested in the latest legislative advocacy reports about business education for each state/territory/province? NBEA members can access the latest report now in the Legislative Advocacy Group now. Login required.


NBEA supports national, state, and local-level efforts to ensure that business education is understood and valued by legislators, policymakers, business people, parents, and other critical audiences. NBEA's Legislative Advocacy Committee represents association members through ongoing liaison with Congress, federal officials,

NBEA Advocacy Tool Kit

 congressional committees, state legislatures, and other professional associations. Materials promoting business education are available to assist you in your conversations with these various audiences.

NBEA's Newest Advocacy Resource

Discovering Your Business Education Voice - NBEA Advocacy 201 Tool Kit is now available to NBEA members and registered guests free. This resource contains a 10-step advocacy plan, advocacy tips, sample letters and emails to legislators. Numerous other resources are available to help you and your organization in its business education advocacy effort.

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Advocacy Resources

Another component of NBEA's advocacy initiative is the work of the The Policies Commission for Business and Economic Education (PCBEE), a national commission consisting of representatives from the Association for Career and Technical Education/Business Education Division (ACTE/BE), Association for Research in Business Education (ARBE), National Association for Business Teacher Education (NABTE), and the National Business Education Association (NBEA), developed 100 policy statements and two papers to serve as yardsticks against which the effectiveness of the components of business education and the total discipline can be measured.