Bethel to Host Northern Indiana Area Business Teachers' Meeting

The Bethel College business department will host the Northern Indiana Area Business Teachers’ Meeting on Thursday, Apr. 23 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. in room 209 of the Miller-Moore Academic Center.

This event is open to all business education teachers at the middle school and high school levels who wish to learn more about the current state of business education in Indiana.

 Meeting topics will include:

Report from IBEA officers on legislative issues New Google Groups for Indiana business, marketing and information technology teachers Promotion ideas for business courses Office 2007 new interface — how will this change computer applications and DCT classes Web 2.0 tools for the business classroom — suggested sites and best web applications to enhance classrooms Best teaching tips for business courses Professional development opportunities Optional tour of the Bethel campus at 7:30 p.m.

Sam McGee, the secondary representative from Cengage/South-Western/Course Tech. will share new textbook options.

To sign up, visit For more information contact Susan McClements, associate professor of computer applications, at or 574.807.7085.

Bethel College is an accredited Christian college of the arts and sciences offering associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees in more than 50 areas of study. The current enrollment of more than 2,000 includes students from 34 states and Puerto Rico, 20 countries, more than 25 denominations and 16 percent from culturally diverse backgrounds. Scholarships are available based upon a variety of factors including academic achievement, talent in the arts or athletics, ethnicity and church affiliation. In addition to its 75 wooded acre main campus in Mishawaka, Ind., Bethel also offers specific academic programs at sites in Elkhart, Ind., Fort Wayne, Ind., Dowagiac, Mich., and St. Joseph, Mich. Nursing programs are also offered in cooperation with Grace College in Winona Lake, Ind.