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
What are torch awards? Did you receive emails last year from the State Advisor encouraging your chapter to participate in Torch Awards or even BPA Cares and had no idea what she was talking about? This powerpoint talks about what Torch Awards are, how to get into the system and how to integrate: CTE competencies… Continue reading Torch Awards and BPA Cares
Everyone wants the title "Quality" related to their Chapter. This powerpoint deck walks you through the various steps that you need to follow to earn that qualification. The biggest portion of the quality chapter is having local officers, having them lead your chapter and having a training program. That training program can be a team-building… Continue reading Becoming a Quality Chapter
Organizing your classroom is the most important step to having a successful year. This powerpoint deck walks you through the foundation of your classroom: Standards document, how that document is set up (strands, outcomes, competencies), provides you with a link to webxam so you can go take the webxam yourself before your students AND the… Continue reading Local Chapter Organization
Whether you are a brand new advisor or a seasoned vet, there is valuable information for all available in the slide decks that are posted to the Ohio BPA webpage. As always, if you have questions, never hesitate to contact State Advisor, Amy Burris, at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to schedule a visit by… Continue reading Summer Advisor Training
*New for the 2017-18 school year, the Ohio BPA officers have created a website to provide a consolidated location for the helpful content that they have created and curated to assist student members.
A huge congratulations to Mr. Peter Clark of Butler Technology Career and Development Schools. He was selected as the Ohio ACTE Teacher of the Year. Read the full story here. Mr. Clark is a BPA Advisor and has had several students serve as state officers through his program.