CABEA was founded in 1934. The Association was created to improve the teaching of business, technology and careers through the development of leadership skills, subject matter expertise, and networking opportunities for its members.

CABEA serves Cook, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties.

CABEA is an affiliate of IBEA (Illinois Business Education Association) and NBEA (National Business Education Association). Members include:

  • Business, Computers, and Career educators in middle and high school, business school, community college and universities
  • Representatives of publishing companies
  • Consultants
  • College students majoring in Business, Computers, and Career Education


Current CABEA Board



John Madden - Hinsdale Central High School

Kerri Largo - Hoffman Estates High School

Shannon O'Connor - Leyden High School

Tony Pecucci - Leyden High School

Kristine Frischer - New Trier High School

Page Schaschwary - Huntley High School