State President's Message
Hello Wisconsin FBLA!
I hope that you all enjoyed your summer, which seemed to go by so fast. But I am excited that the FBLA membership year is finally here! Start your year out with a strong CONNECTion to FBLA by following your 2015-2016 State Executive Board Members on Twitter and by also following Wisconsin FBLA on Instagram!
I am also proud to announce that your State Executive Board has been continuously working to increase the communication between the State Officers and local chapters and members. In August, two of our State Officers, Hattie Kruschek and I, hosted our very first Wisconsin FBLA Webinar! The webinar covered information about Local Chapter officer positions and back-to-school activities. At the end of the webinar, a Google Survey was linked and viewers had the opportunity to rate the quality of our webinar. All submissions were put into a random drawing for four $25 VISA gift cards. I am pleased to announce that the winners of the gift cards are Haley from Portage High School, Joe from Muskego, Miracle from Bradford High School, and Sally from Whitewater High School! Congratulations! Our next webinar will be on Wednesday, October 14 at 6:30 p.m. and will cover choosing competitive events and running for state or national office.
I also want to remind you that Super Sweeps is now open. Chapters that complete Super Sweeps will receive recognition at the National Fall Leadership Conference and National Leadership Conference, receive ribbons for the entire chapter at the National Fall Leadership Conference or National Leadership Conference, and also recognition on FBLA social media and on the FBLA-PBL website.
Once again, I highly encourage you to start your school year off with a strong CONNECTion to FBLA and you will be on the path to success.
2015-16 Wisconsin FBLA State President
FBLA State Adviser
Office Operations Associate
What's New in Wisconsin FBLA
|Have a question about FBLA? Check out the Frequently Asked Questions document to address your area of interest.|
|Click this link to visit our online store to shop for your Wisconsin FBLA and Wisconsin Educators of Business & Information Technology promotional products. The Store will close for processing on 10/26/15. Orders will arrive the week of 11/16/15. All sales proceeds will be directed to the Wisconsin FBLA-PBL Foundation, Inc. to support member initiatives.|
|Registration for the Fall Leadership Lab locations are now available. Registration closes October 6, 2015--Register your chapter today!|
|Wisconsin Fall Leadership Conference registration is now open. Registration closes November 15, 2015 (lodging block available until October 15) -- Register your chapter today!|
|Find your region's NEW website by visiting our Regional Leadership Conference Page!|
|Help Wisconsin FBLA by completing the Local Chapter Survey for 2015-2016 school year!|
|The Wisconsin 2015-16 CTSO collaborative project to improve teen traffic safety in Wisconsin aligns with national CTSO programs and competitive projects, and possible funding! Two rounds of funding application submissions are posted - deadlines: September 25 & October 26.|
|The Draft Calendar for 2015-2016 is now available on the Wisconsin FBLA Calendar page for your planning needs in the coming school year.|
Adviser Mentor Program
►New Advisers: You may access the WI FBLA New Adviser Mentor Program form online.
►Veteran Advisers: If you are willing to assist in the mentoring of a newer adviser, then please access this Google Doc link where you can enter your contact information on the same line as one our new advisers.
This year's FBLA theme is CONNECT. Download the logo artwork package from Dropbox for all your promotional needs.
|To find your 2015-2016 regional chapter affiliation on the state map, please click here.|
|Request a Google Hangout with a member of our WI FBLA State Offer Team to learn more about opportunities in FBLA with your local chapter. Plan an online meeting by
|Interested in starting or reactivating an FBLA chapter? Please see the two-page Chapter Organization Packet, which includes an application form.|
|New advisers, here is helpful guidance from the FBLA-PBL National Office regarding your Role as an FBLA Adviser.|
Click on the top right symbol to access the full screen version of this map! Complete the Local Chapter Contact Form so our state officer team can communicate directly to your local chapter officers. Contact information for the current Officers and Advisers can be found here!
WI FBLA Chapters Interactive Google Map (updated for 2015-16)
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State Leadership Conference 2015 Promotion Video
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