Welcome to OBTA!

OBTA for networking with professionals and educatorsOBTA strives to help business educators throughout Ohio with our annual professional development conference, the Beacon newsletter, and the Business Technology Educator, our academic journal. Please see our professional development page for tools and opportunities. Why join OBTA? Networking, legislative activism, professional development, low dues, and more!

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OBTA 2017 Conference

Student Success ConferenceThe 2017 OBTA Conference will be held in conjunction with the 2017 NCBEA conference on September 29, 2017 in Columbus, Ohio. Registration is now available!

2017 Conference Session Descriptions are now posted! Take a look at all the professional development opportunities this year!

 This organization of business educators:

  • Tall buildingPromotes education in business and information technology within the state of Ohio and cooperates with other agencies endeavoring to improve business education throughout the nation at large
  • Promotes the desire to find better techniques and methods among educators in an effort to improve instruction in the fields of business and information technology so that the students are well prepared to take their place in the business world
  • Cooperates with the Ohio Board of Regents and the Ohio Department of Education; Office of Career-Technical and Adult Education; Business, Marketing and Information Technology Unit in promoting the welfare and expansion of business education in the schools in Ohio
  • Develops networking opportunities among business educators in Ohio