SIBEA | Workforce Education and Development | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Education and Human Services



As an affiliate of the Illinois Business Education Association, the Southern Illinois Business Education Association (SIBEA) represents business education professionals from schools and community colleges in the southern/southeastern 22 counties in Illinois, and Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.

The specific purpose of SIBEA is to plan, develop, and sustain programs for professionals in business education through meetings, discussions, and conferences. Additional purposes of SIBEA are to:

  • Promote teaching careers in business education.
  • Promote the interest of career and technical education at all educational levels and cooporate with other agencies endeavoring to improve business and career and technical education.

SIBEA serves business education professionals in these Illinois counties:

  • Alexander
  • Clinton
  • Edwards
  • Franklin
  • Gallatin
  • Hamilton
  • Hardin
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
  • Johnson
  • Marion
  • Massac
  • Perry
  • Pope
  • Pulaski
  • Saline
  • Union
  • Wabash
  • Washington
  • Wayne
  • White
  • Williamson