Fall Conference 2013
Well, it appears that spring has definitely sprung and summer is not far behind! Your OBEA PD Committee will be meeting this summer to finalize plans for the 2013 OBEA Fall Conference, Ontario’s premier conference for Business Studies educators. If you haven’t already done so, we’d like to encourage you to submit a workshop to share one or more of your wonderful teaching strategies/resources at the conference. Submissions for hands-on workshops are particularly welcome.
This year's Fall Conference is being held at the Markham Campus of Seneca College on Saturday, November 2. Final exams and summer are fast approaching so don’t delay - submit your workshop application online today at www.obea.ca/submission!
The deadline to submit a workshop for the 2013 OBEA Fall Conference is Friday, August 16.
There is one FREE Conference registration for each workshop submission, so it’s a great way to self-fund an exciting day of professional development exploration!If you have any questions regarding our workshop application process, please do not hesitate to contact our VPs of Professional Development – Mike Atkins & Kevin Johnstone.
Spring Conference 2013
Thank you to everyone who joined us for this year's spring conference. It was a great success thanks to you!
The contest booklet is ready. Please have a look at it on the Contests page.
Winners of the 2011-2012 OBEA student contests were honoured on September 29, 2012 at our annual banquet in Toronto.
Financial Literacy Lessons & Assignments
OBEA has created lessons and assignments that explore various financial literacy topics for use in Business Studies courses. Financial Literacy is one of the five critical areas of learning in all Business Studies Courses outlined in the Business Studies curriculum document revised in 2006.
These lessons and assignments offer Differentiated Instruction and follow Assessment As, For, and Of learning practices. We hope that you and your students enjoy the lessons and assignments.
EduGAINS is a website where teachers can access resources and information in the form of videos and/or documents to use in their practices on a variety of current topics including among others Differentiated Instruction and AER (Assessement, Evaluation and Reporting). Check it out today!
CGA Ontario's Scavenger Hunt is On!
Encourage your students to take part in CGA Ontario's Scavenger Hunt at seeyourway.org. There are weekly prizes of electronics, concert tickets, gift cards, and much more. The contest is available to all high school students in Ontario.
Visit the Teacher Zone on seeyourway.org to order free resources offered by CGA Ontario to high school teachers.
CMA Introduces Young Professional Associate Program
CMA Ontario wants to acknowledge exceptional Grade 12 students who plan to enter a business program at an Ontario postsecondary school. A new Young Professional Associate status is now available for top academic students who want to work for the coolest companies.This membership allows you to make connections sooner (employers are telling us they want to know who you are) and we will position you as a top candidate that employers want to meet. Add CMA YPA to your resume!
Find out about benefits and register online at the CMA Ontario Website!
Free Financial Education Program
Investor Education Fund (IEF) can help you meet expectations, integrate DI strategies and incorporate financial literacy in your lessons.
IEF resources will free teacher resources, students competitions and award program will help you engage students in their learning. For more information, visit
This site has been designed to give basic information about the Ontario Business Educators' Association. Our organization has been serving the needs of business students and teachers since 1895. Some of our activities are outlined in the links to the left. Others, such as our many resources for the classroom teacher, are available on the dynamic members' site. For more information feel free to contact any of the current executive members, located in the Contact Us section.
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