Business Professionals of America

Texas Association

Phone

210-386-4983

E-mail

mrsweberbpa@gmail.com

News You Can Use

Whether you are a new advisor or more experienced, The SOURCE is your National Connection with BPA.  You can share resources, view archived Webinar Wednesday links and download chapter resources.  You’ll need your chapter login and password to access these resources.  Log in, click around and share:  The SOURCE

 

Distinguished Administrator Service Awards:

Nominate your favorite administrator for the Distinguished Administrator Service Award. Nominations are due February 1. Click here for the nomination form.

 

Outstanding Advisor Awards:

Nominate your favorite advisor for the Outstanding Advisor Award. Nominations are due February 1. Click here for the nomination form.

 

We are TEXAS!  If you are searching through your emails to find that information, relax.  We have updates and information here for you from your State Advisor and the Board of Directors.   Stay informed!

Texas Tidbits - Welcome Back, Texas BPA! 9-2-14

BPA Update - Summer 2014

BPA 101 - Your BPA journey starts here

Texas State Association Report

2014-15 Competitive Events Update

 

Welcome back advisors, students and BPA supporters. We are excited to begin the new membership year. The online membership system will open on Friday, August 22. To access the online system, log onto www.registermychapter.com/bpamem , select Member Log-in and enter your username/password.

- Please remember to update all of your contact information and change your password during your initial log-in. The 2014-2015 membership holds exciting member opportunities including the 2015 NLC in Anaheim, CA, the new BPA University online system, exciting competitive event and partner programs and a renewed Alumni Division!

- Start your membership year off right, join today and Imagine, Believe, Become with BPA!

 

News from your Officer Team

Officer Team Fall Newsletter

Officer Team Goals 2014-15

 

Notes From The Chair

Jerry Burks, Texas Board of Directors Chair, shares her notes on Texas BPA:

October Board Chair Report

 

Other News

Scholarship Established in Honor of Outstanding BPA Member

Hunter Schwertner, former Area 4, Region 1 President and former Texas BPA State Secretary, passed away on August 19, 2014. Hunter was an active member of the Floydada BPA chapter. A scholarship has been established in his honor. BPA Regional Presidents and State Officers will be eligible to apply for this scholarship. Contributions can be sent to: Hunter Schwertner Memorial Scholarship, c/o Tasha Hughes, #1 Whirlwind Alley, Floydada, TX 79235.

 

Fundraising Opportunity - Texas BPA has partnered with Service Fundraising. Service Fundraising will donate 5% of your sales back to Texas BPA for our scholarship funds.

Contact Service Fundraising: www.servicefundraising.com

Email: orders@servicefundraising.com

Call: 1-800-236-2696

 

Pin Design Contest - Click here for guidelines

The winning pin designs will be chosen in January. The winners will be recognized at the State Leadership Conference in Dallas and their pins will be distributed to the Texas BPA delegation for pin trading at Nationals in Anaheim this year. We challenge you to find what is best about Texas and be creative.

 

T-shirt Design Contest - Click here for guidelines

The winning T-shirt design will be chosen in January. The winner will be recognized at the State Leadership Conference in Dallas and their design will be used on the conference t-shirt to be distributed to all state attendees at SLC. We look forward to your submissions.

 

Upcoming Events and Conferences

October 18, 2014 - Heritage High School, Frisco, Texas. Click here for more information.

October 25, 2014 - Barber's Hill High School. Click here for more information.

November 1st, 2014 - Seguin Outdoor Learning Center, Seguin, Texas. Click here for registration, medical form, and SOLC waiver

November 1st, 2014 - Weslaco East High School, Weslaco, Texas - Click here for registration information.

 

State Leadership Conferences

March 4-7, 2015 in Dallas, Texas

March 2-5, 2016 in Corpus Christi, Texas

March 1-4, 2017 in Dallas, Texas

 

National Leadership Conferences

May 6-10, 2015 in Anaheim, California

May 5-9, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts

 

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Curriculum Writers Needed

Calling all experienced curriculum writers to assist the University of North Texas with new business, marketing and finance lessons. There is a focus on practicum but we would appreciate any other project ideas or lessons that you would like to share. Compensation provided. Contact Holly Smith at holly.smith@unt.edu for more information and visit UNT online at cte.unt.edu for lessons and project ideas.

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