If you are unable to see the original video for the Student certification series, click on this link to view the archived version.
Here are a few opportunities to participate in that will apply towards a Chapter Activities Award of Excellence.
Tweet-a-Thon beginning October 2nd at 8pm for 24 hours! The national officers are hosting this event, at @National_BPA and participation allows your chapter to earn the BPA Cares Social Media Award.
National BPA Chapter Social Week Challenge is coming up November 9-13 – this event also will serve as participation in a social activity which is a requirement of the Chapter Activities Award of Excellence. You are encouraged to take pictures and share at #BPASocial and #OhioBPA.
BOB is the 2016 NLC mascot, his name stands for “Best of Boston.” BOB is beginning his trip around the state of Ohio. Look for him at a meeting or school near you and be sure to share your pictures with Ms. Burris at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow BOB at @BPABOB or #BPABOB.
Here is BOB with the Region 17 officer team:
President – Aston Gerber – D. Russel Lee – Tom Newman
Vice-President – Braden Pruski – D. Russel Lee – Tom Newman
Secretary – Phillip Gandy – Fairfield High School – Steve Chambers
Treasurer – Mario Gonzalez – D. Russel Lee – Tom Newman
Parliamentarian – Joseph Kennedy – D. Russel Lee – Tom Newman
Historian – Bradley Cunningham – Springboro High School – Justin Deeter
Advisors, please be aware that there are many important dates approaching.
|Friday||October 2||2015 – intent to screen forms due||email to email@example.com|
|Tuesday||October 6||2015 – orders for Blue Jackets Career day due||email to firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Friday||October 9||2015 – call for proposals for FLC presenters (looking for parli pro team, teaching students how to complete torch awards and bpa cares topics)||email to email@example.com|
|Tuesday||October 13||2015 – officer candidate application and forms due||email to firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Wednesday||October 14||2015 – orders for Cedar Point Career day due||email to email@example.com|
|Monday||October 19||2015 – State Officer Screening||appointment times will be assigned|
|Monday||October 19||2015 – Registration for Fall Leadership Conference opens|
|Tuesday||October 20||2015 – Blue Jackets Career Day|
|Friday||October 23||2015 – Pin Design Contest due||email to firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Friday||October 23||2015 – Cedar Point Career Day|
|Week of||October 26 – 30||2015 – Preliminary Voting of Pin Designs|
A new career day opportunity has just become available. Cedar Point is sponsoring a career day at their Sandusky park. Please check out these forms for more information!
Please be sure to check out the Fall Leadership Page for updates on the breakout sessions. Information is being posted as quickly as possible so that when the registration system opens on October 19, 2015 you will be able to register your students for the best sessions for them.
The 2015 Business Professionals of America, Ohio Association Fall Leadership Conference call for presentation is now open. If you are interested in presenting at the 2015 Fall Leadership Conference in Columbus, Ohio please click on the “Call for Proposals” link below. The areas of interest that are being sought are BPA Cares, Torch Awards program, and Parliamentary Procedure.
This is an excellent opportunity for you or your students to highlight your expertise and showcase your successful and innovative programs to your peers and BPA members. Proposals will be accepted until October 9, 2015. Please feel free to share this information with your colleagues.
I know that you are in the middle of registering students so I wanted to get this out there ASAP. There is a new address to send payments to for NATIONAL BPA. Please immediately update your Board Offices with the new REMITTAL ADDRESS of:
Business Professionals of America
PO BOX 729
Westerville OH 43086