About IBE

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Idaho Business for Education (IBE) is a group of more than 160 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 2020.


Our Members

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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.



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IBE plays a key role in the successful implementation of the Governor’s Task Force on Education recommendations, helping to protect Idaho Core Standards, and transforming the way our local schools are governed.


Key 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.