The top twenty designs are in...time to vote! Time to vote for Ohio's two trading pins for this year's National Leadership Conference. Please look at this slide deck to become familiar with the designs then cast your votes! Every Ohio member is eligible to vote! Voting is open from today until Friday, October 20, 2017… Continue reading Trading Pin Voting Time
The Ohio State University Career Day has been set for Monday, December 4, 2017. The basketball game afterward is against Michigan. More information coming soon! Click on this link for a "Save the Date" flyer.
New this year to the Fall Leadership Conference is a College Fair. There are two official time slots available to sign up. For the college fair session to count as a session, students must visit at least three colleges and obtain stickers from those colleges to show their advisor. In addition to the two official… Continue reading College Fair
Interested in earning $500 or even a MacBook? The Tread Wisely Challenge gives you an opportunity to win big and teach your friends, classmates, and family to “tread wisely.” Tire safety is often overlooked and is seen to be an unimportant issue. Approximately 11,000 crashes are reported each year due to tire failure. To learn… Continue reading Tread Wisely Challenge
The details for the BPA Cedar Point Career Day have been finalized. Friday, September 29, 2017 is the day. Attached is the order form (with pricing) that you will need to submit to Cedar Point with payment. 2017 Ohio BPA Career Day Order Form
Career Day at the Columbus Blue Jackets is set for October 19, 2017. Here are the details: The annual DECA & BPA Day with the Blue Jackets will be held on Thursday, October 19th, 2017. Please keep in mind this event is not only for DECA & BPA students, but open to business and marketing… Continue reading Columbus Blue Jackets Career Day
As the beginning of the 2017-18 school year quickly approaches please use the calendar below to help plan BPA events with your school year calendar. The Board of Trustees of National Business Professionals of America passed a resolution last May at the NLC to raise National dues. The new dues for Secondary are $14 for… Continue reading Calendar, Dues, Oh my!
Do you want to empower your students to become more involved in their learning? Having a student officer team that sets a plan of work for your school year will greatly increase the motivation in your classroom and distribute the weight of all the teaching from just you to sharing that load with the students.… Continue reading Make a Plan
Here are several documents to help get your chapter organized. There are examples of chapter budget, a sample constitution for a local chapter in Word format so you can tailor it to your chapter and meeting minutes. If you have questions or would benefit from a personal visit from the State Advisor, Amy Burris, do… Continue reading Organizational Documents
Do you induct your student members? Did you know there is a ceremony for that? Do you install local officers? Did you know there is a ceremony for that? Attached is a document that is largely from BPA.org website. I have updated it to include the new pledge and it is in Word format so… Continue reading Conducting Ceremonies