Virginia Business Education Association (VBEA)
Innovation in Action Award
Business Education Association (VBEA) is always looking
for new and better ways to ensure that students throughout
the Commonwealth are college and career ready.
the 2016-2017 school year, (VBEA) will offer two $100
incentives to teachers who develop and submit an idea that
presents an innovative instructional idea that can be
implemented and replicated in schools across Virginia. For
this incentive, innovative is defined as the application
of new and/or better solutions that meet new requirements
for either implicit or identified needs in a designated
educational realm. The
ideas that are submitted must be original and have not
been published prior to their submission for this
incentive. This can be either an individual or a team
idea—but it must be innovative!
selection committee is not looking for specific lesson
plans, though lesson plans may be included with the
application. Instead, the committee is looking for
innovative projects or ideas that will create excitement
and enhance instruction and learning in the area of
Business and Information Technology.
The ideas are limitless; the topics extensive; the
implementation exciting; and the replication will be
The application form and additional instructions follow.
The deadline for submitting all entries for judging is
March 1, 2017. Applicants
must be current VBEA members.
in Action Application Form