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State President's Message

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Hello Wisconsin FBLA!

I hope you all enjoyed yourselves at the Regional Leadership Conferences held on February 7th. I was lucky enough to meet with members from Region VII at our conference, and on behalf of your State Officer Team, thank you for the effort put into your events this year, and thank you for your participation in the entertainment held at each of our RLC’s! We hope you had as fantastic of a time as we did.
 
Now that RLC is over, it’s time to shift our focus to the State Leadership Conference being held in La Crosse, WI, on April 13-14, 2015. In La Crosse, members will have opportunities to compete both in their competitive events and in open events (no registration required), as well as participate in workshops, tours, and scavenger hunts!
 
This year, each event taking place will be given a code. This code will be used for members to claim online badges through a site called Credly, and students will be chosen at random to receive prizes based on how many badges they’ve collected. Prizes may include Visa gift cards, iTunes cards, t shirts, and more! Being the pilot year, we hope everyone will participate in this great opportunity.
 
Keep working on your BAA’s, too! These achievements are huge, and we want to recognize you on stage at SLC in La Crosse in April, so contact your adviser if you are not signed up yet. Levels rollover from year to year, so anyone who is not a senior will keep their progress in their BAA’s. For those of you working on your America level, final submissions are due April 25th.
 
As always, feel free to contact any of the State Officers if you have any questions, want to do a Google Hangout, or would like to start a chapter!
 
Sincerely,
 
Cheyenne Mackai

2014-15 Wisconsin FBLA State President

David Thomas
FBLA State Adviser
Email: david.thomas@dpi.wi.gov
Phone: 608-266-2348
Maria Ingraham
Office Operations Associate
Phone: 608-267-9259

What's New in Wisconsin FBLA

 The Wisconsin FBLA Competitive Event Study Guide page has been updated for 2014-2015.
Each event has been taken from the Competitive Event Guidebook for easy access to specific event information and resources.
 2014-2015 Competitive Event Guidelines & Adviser’s Handbook is now available!  To help students prepare for FBLA competitive events, please click here for a sample study guide resources page. 

 The Wisconsin FBLA eBulletin for January 2015 is here! http://fbla.dpi.wi.gov/fbla_news

 The Official Calendar for Wisconsin FBLA 2014-2015 is now available for your planning needs in the coming school year. This calendar can also be found in the 2014-2015 Wisconsin FBLA Competitive Event Guidelines & Adviser Handbook.  You can download the calendar from the Wisconsin FBLA Calendar Page!

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 Step Up to the Challenge. Download the logo artwork package for all your promotional needs.

To find your regional chapter affiliation on the new 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!

 

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For questions about this information, contact David Thomas (608) 266-2348