BPA - Business Professionals of America

Image result for business professionals of america Our chapter of Business Professionals of America is among the top in the state. Interested in Joining Business Careers High School BPA?  Click here to apply!

Sponsors:
Ms. Breitbarth 
Ms. Arismendez 
Mrs. Johnston

 

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Business Professionals of America is the premier CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields.  BPA ... prepares students to succeed and assesses real world business skills and problem solving abilities in finance, management, IT and computer applications.  As a co-curricular activity, Business Professionals of America has the ability to enhance student participation in professional, civic, service and social endeavors. Business Professionals of America members participate in these activities to accomplish its goals of self-improvement, leadership development, professionalism, community service, career development, public relations, student cooperation and safety and health. 

Please visit the national and/or state BPA websites for more information                                

Texas BPA:  
https://www.texasbpa.com/index.php

National BPA:  
http://www.bpa.org/

 

 

Who can Join?

9th - 12th grade BCHS students may join BPA.  They will submit a signed permission slip, Event Selection form, and pay $20.00 dues.  They must compete in an individual and/or team event in order to advance by placing at the top of their event(s) in each level of competition beginning with Regionals, then State and Nationals.

Students will also participate in community service, leadership, and professional development activities through BPA sponsored programs such as the BPA Cares Award, Torch Award, Leadership Academy, and the Intern Program while a member of BCHS BPA and while attending the leadership conferences.

Important Dates: 

Introductory Meeting 9/12/17 - LGI, 5th p. Bring your lunch
BPA Permission Slips, Event Selection form, and Dues September 29
Pretests Begin October 2 - 6
Presubmitted work for Regionals *January 8, 2018
Regional Leadership Conference (Medina Valley H. S.) *January 27, 2018 
State Leadership Conference (Corpus Christi, TX)   February 28 - March 3, 2018
 February 28 - March 3, 2018  May 9-13, 2018
  *Tentative - Subject to Change