Idaho Business for Education (IBE) is a group of nearly 200 business leaders from across the state who are committed to transforming Idaho’s education system. IBE embraces the State Board of Education’s goal that 60 percent of our 25-34 year-olds will have a post-secondary credential by 2025.
IBE members are committed to creating a highly educated and skilled workforce that is able to strengthen the business climate and fuel a prosperous Idaho economy. Our current member list includes over 180 businesses representing a variety of industries from corner of the state.
IBE works with the legislature and key Idaho stakeholders to help set our students up for success in school, work and life, and build the workforce that will lead to a vibrant economy for years to come. Our 2018 initiatives include the School Readiness Act, College Completion, Career and Technical Education, and more. Click to learn about each of our 2018 initiatives.
Our members, stakeholders and supporters agree there is no more important or urgent goal than creating a public education system that prepares every student to succeed. Key initiatives in this quest include school readiness and Idaho Core Standards.