FBLA - Future Business Leaders of America

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What is FBLA?

Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with over 225 million students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. The association is based in Reston, Va., and has four divisions:

  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for high school students;
  • FBLA-Middle Level for junior high, middle, and intermediate school students;
  • Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) for postsecondary students; and
  • Professional Division for businesspeople, FBLA-PBL alumni, educators, and parents who support
    the goals of the association.

Missouri FBLA has 15,392 members in 431 chapters across the state, the second largest chapter in the nation. Missouri FBLA members are active at district, state and national levels. The organization is hosted by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education in Jefferson City, Mo.

Over 325 Missouri students and advisers recently attended the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California and collectively placed in the top ten in 14 different events.

What does FBLA do?

The FBLA-PBL mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. Co-curricular activities include career exploration, civic service, economic education and technical skill advancement. FBLA-PBL also works to encourage and support entrepreneurship.

Students prepare during the school year to participate in district, state, and national competitions.  Each competition includes several categories for individuals and teams, listed below:

  • Accounting
  • Business Communications
  • Business Management
  • Business Decision Making
  • Ethics
  • Business Math
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Spreadsheet Applications
  • Word Processing
  • Database Management Applications
  • Business Presentation
  • Marketing
  • Business Law
  • Computer Applications
  • Digital Video Production
    and much more!!!
How do I become a member?

Becoming a member of FBLA is simple. Anyone interested in joining FBLA should see Mrs. Stenzhorn.  Dues are required for joining FBLA.  Each student is required to pay $8.00 to cover their state and national membership dues.

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