Business Education Alliance is a collaborative effort between Highl
and Community Unit School District No. 5 and the businesses within that district.  The mission of this Alliance is to produce a high quality educational system that is responsive to the needs of the community by allowing an open and free exchange of information, sharing resources, and conducting cooperative programs.

Business and Organizational Partners

Many businesses and organizations have assisted, donated, sponsored, or provided in-kind help to the BEA. Here are some who have been actively involved on a regular basis:

  • The Korte Company
  • Ralph and Donna Korte Foundation
  • Highland Machine and Screw Products
  • Terra Properties
  • Cooper B-Line
  • Basler Electric Company 
  • Highland Community Unit School District 5
  • First Mid-Illinois Bank & Trust
  • Trouw Nutrition 
  • EF Express
  • ESS Data Recovery, Inc.
  • The Highland Chamber of Commerce
  • Mazzio's Pizza
  • Kloss Furniture
  • Highland Business and Professional Women
  • Highland Rotary Club
  • Highland Civic Women's Club
  • The City of Highland
  • The Highland Police Department
  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
  • Baugher Financial, Inc.
  • Highland Journal Printing, Inc.
  • Howard W. Robertson Ins. Agency, Inc.
  • Trionics
  • Essenpreis Plumbing & Heating, LTD
  • Highland Ready Mix Concrete Inc.
  • Bradford National Bank
  • Rural King
  • Super Value
  • Scott Credit Union
  • Cedar Creek Dental Associates, LTD
  • Madison County Mental Health
  • Highland Wal Mart
  • Aviston Lumber Company
  • Bruegge Furniture
  • Coldwell Banker Brown Realtors-Wilfred Holzinger
  • Stanley Tool Works, Jon Hoyt
  • Kennett Portrait Design
  • Chris Korte Construction and Development
  • L & G Real Estate
  • Luitjohan's Flooring America
  • Darlene O'Bryan Masonry, Inc.
  • Southwestern Construction Services
  • Southwest Illinois Housing Advancement Fund
  • Title & Escrow Plus, Inc.
  • Weis-Schrage Construction
  • Wicks Custom Woods
  • Tri-County Appraisals
  • Earthworks Excavating
  • Ken Kapp
  • R.P. Lumber Company
  • Gary Olliges Construction, Inc.