Reasons to Join OBTA

Networking

Form relationships with members from secondary and post-secondary education. Share best practices and lessons to enhance your classroom.

NCBEA and NBEA

Becoming an active member of OBTA opens the door to participation in regional and national business education organizations including the North Central Busines Education Association and the National Business Education Association.

Professional development

Participate in high-quality professional development offered through shared resources on this website as well as our annual conference.

Leadership opportunities

Become involved by becoming an officer or section representative. Show your employer how involved you are in your area of expertise.

Receive publications

Receive the Beacon Newsletter three times a year, and the Business Technology Educator is a peer-reviewed journal offered to members.

Membership dues

Join with dues that are among the lowest in professional organizations.

Legislative activism

Stay on top of changes with the Ohio Department of Education and the impact of the Ohio legislature on secondary and post-secondary education.

National organizations

Being an active member in OBTA opens the door to national organizations including the North Central Business Education Association and the National Business Education Association.

Professional responsibility

Fulfill the Ohio Teacher Evaluation System requirements for teachers to demonstrate professionally responsible through being actively involved in a professional organization.

Join OBTA today!