News & Updates
A new link has been added for Teaching Material Information and Other News.  Please check out this site.  As new information is received from the states, it will be posted here.

Go to the Executive Committee Link and see the links to your State Department Business Education Sites.  Please let the webmaster know if the wrong site is linked or if you have a site that needs to be linked. 


Nebraska teachers recently participated in a successful Insurance Education Institute offered as online graduate credit through the University of Central Arkansas with a culminating two days of inservice in Omaha. I will provide a news release in the next NASBE newsletter or you can review the attached information, which is also available at


If you are looking for professional development for your Personal Finance teachers, you may want to consider hosting an Insurance Education Institute in your state. I got the idea from Judith Sams, VA and Sherry Roberts, TN during an NBEA Conference. John Bratton and Victor Puleo are the Institute instructors. You may want to contact John at about doing an Institute in your state. Nebraska plans to repeat the Insurance Education Institute in the future.


Bonnie Sibert, Career Field Specialist

Business, Marketing and Management

Nebraska Department of Education

301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68509-4987 | 402.471.4818 |

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Virtual team challenge 2009 Spill!


Registration is now open for the Deloitte Virtual Team Challenge - 3D Business Simulation.

You have the unique opportunity as a member of the National Association of Supervisors of Business Education (NASBE) to not only introduce this virtual tool in your own classroom, but to promote the program to your constituents via your organization's website and newsletter.

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