following VBEA Awards were presented at the 2017 Summer
Distinguished Service Award
the highest honor conferred by VBEA.
Any person or organization that has rendered outstanding
service to business education, including business educators at all
levels, state and local supervisors and administrators, business
firms, and individuals in business firms, is eligible for this
in Support of Education)
L. Shell Business Teacher of the Year Award
an outstanding business and information technology teacher in
Virginia who exemplifies excellence in teaching.
New Business and Information Technology Teacher
given to encourage new teachers to remain in the profession.
Recipients of this award must have made significant
contributions toward innovative, unique and novel programs and
have shown a professional commitment early in their careers.
Roane Middle School Business Teacher of the Year
established to recognize the unique contributions of middle school
teachers of business and information technology.
in Action Award
The 2017-2018 “Innovation in Action” award is new this year. One of
the most important roles in today’s classroom is working with
students and implementing innovative instruction ideas to ensure
that students are college and career ready.
Robin M. Albrecht
to all of our award winners! We are proud of your
Judith P. Sams,
VBEA Agent and Professional Scholarships
and Program Specialist,
Business and Information Technology and
Clusters, Virginia Department of Education