Sat May 27, 2017
ORGANIZING A MIDDLE-LEVEL CHAPTER
Why should my school form a middle-level chapter?
State and national recognition for local members and chapters
with an exciting new program called the Middle Level Achievement Program (MAP)
written exclusively for the middle level division. This program focuses on:
Competitive Recognition events offered in business skill
areas such as spreadsheets, computer slide show presentation, keyboarding,
proofreading/editing, desktop publishing, etc.
Individual Recognition members can compete for three
individual recognition levels designed to reward members who excel in their FBLA
participation. This program is designed with integrated classroom activities and
focuses on community/school service, education, leadership, and career
Chapter Recognition chapters can compete for the Excellence
Award which encourages projects and activities in the areas of school/community
service, education, and leadership.
Membership Recognition awarded to chapters who focus on
building and maintaining membership.
Leadership development and achievement through projects, activities, and
Community service experience with organizations such as the March of Dimes,
the Red Cross, the American Lung Association, etc.
Friendship and fun through local, state, and national activities.
Career exploration opportunities through local chapter projects such as
business guest speakers, business tours, and job-shadowing activities.
A magazine, published four times a year.
A membership card.
An online Web site with message boards, interactive business
games, business publications, and a homework help section.
Who is eligible for Pennsylvania FBLA middle-level
Anyone who wants to learn more about leadership, teamwork, and
business, is in grades 5-8, and is in a business or a business-related class.
What are the state and national dues?
Pennsylvania state middle-level dues are $3; national dues are
How do I start a chapter?
Request a chapter starter packet from:
Mr. Bruce E. Boncal
PA FBLA Executive Director
P.O. Box 5085
Jersey Shore, PA 17740
A chapter starter
packet can be downloaded by clicking this link, or one will be sent via
e-mail or by United States Postal Service.