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DIVISION REPORT Business Education Division

Magazine article Techniques

DIVISION REPORT Business Education Division

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We're Off to San Diego

There are only a few more weeks before the ACTE Annual Convention and Trade Show in San Diego. The convention runs from December 7 to December 10 with many outstanding sessions. Most of the sessions will be held at the San Diego Convention Center with luncheons and affiliate meetings at the division headquarters hotel, Hyatt Regency. Joyce Winterton of USA Today Education and one of the ACTE Business Partners, will be the keynote speaker for the opening session of the Business Education Division. The division luncheon reservation form can be found on the ACTE Web site ( Scroll down and click on the Division Luncheon (Ticket Required) link. Looking forward to seeing you there!

Business Education Online

Everything you want to know about the Business Education Division is online! The contents are:

* Leadership Opportunities

* Affiliated Groups, Committees

* Workshops and Conferences

* Awards

* Newsletter

* Division Report.

Highlights include the San Diego convention schedule and the latest issue of the newsletter. The address is

National Education for Business Month

November is National Education for Business Month, sponsored jointly by the ACTE/Business Education Division, Business Professionals of America, Career College Association, Future Business Leaders of America, and the National Business Education Association. This month offers all business educators an ideal opportunity to demonstrate why a business education curriculum is so important to all students, regardless of what career they ultimately pursue. If you would like to receive a poster commemorating this promotion, contact Joni Loock at 608-266-2348 or

Business Education National Hall of Fame

On October 14, 2000, the National Hall of Fame honored three outstanding leaders in business education. Ruth I. Anderson, Lloyd V. Douglas and Dorothy L. Travis were inducted at a ceremony held at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, home of the Hall of Fame since 1995. The National Hall of Fame honors leaders in business education who have contributed significantly to the field and who have passed away in recent years. Nominations are taken in even years and are due on February 1 of that year.

For more information, contact Mary Margaret Hosler, Department of Business Education/Office Systems, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, College of Business and Economics, Whitewater, WI 53190. Call 262/4725475 or email


Licensure Online Helps Teacher Shortage

In response to critical teacher shortages in Business and Marketing Education, North Carolina State University has developed a distance-learning program for licensing teachers throughout the state. The goals of the program are to enable teachers to obtain initial licensure and begin progress toward a master's degree and advanced licensure. …

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