The Beta Tau Chapter promotes the Delta
Pi Epsilon's three ideals as symbolized by its name:
Delta - Scholarship
Pi - Leadership
Epsilon - Cooperation
The Beta Tau
Chapter is founded on a shared sense of responsibility to
improve the teaching of business through formal, scientific
research that leads to the creation of new knowledge; develop
leadership skills of members; and, provide members with
team-building and networking opportunities.
Beta Tau Chapter members engage in activities that lead to the
advancement of the profession by taking pride in serving
business students, holding panel discussions at professional
meetings, sponsoring research activities, and representing
interests on policy-making boards such as the GACTE
The Beta Tau Chapter embraces change and seizes new
opportunities to reshape, guide, and sustain the dynamic
nature of Business Teacher Education.
Encouraging Quality Research
Members are encouraged to publish in The Delta Pi Epsilon
Journal, a top-notch, refereed research journal focusing on
empirical research; and, The Journal of Applied Research for
Business Instruction, a refereed journal related to effective
At the very least, members are encouraged to carefully analyze
the research published by others in the two journals mentioned
above as well as other quality journals. This way,
are able to become innovative and creative Business Teacher
educators, constantly engaged in the effective integration of formal, scientific research
into instructional practices.
Finally, members are encouraged to participate in the
national conference and other regional conferences by
presenting research studies or witnessing the research efforts
of others in the profession.
Beta Tau Chapter members are encouraged to
participate in local and national committees leading to
outstanding learning opportunities.
Beta Tau Chapter members embrace teamwork, making a genuine
effort to treat each other with respect.
Living up to these values is an ongoing challenge for Chapter
members, as they strive to embrace lifelong learning.