Club: Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Sponsor: Ms. Felita Kingcade
Purpose: FBLA was formed with the intention of bringing business and education together. FBLA allows students to strengthen their communication skills, gain leadership, and become exposed to diverse people with different ideas from around the world! They will grow as a person while they work with their peers, who will encourage them to better themselves and strive to reach their goals.
Requirements: A desire to gain business and leadership skills, promote community involvement, compete in business events and earn scholarship money.
Grade Levels: (7-8)
Major Activities: FBLA holds a Fall Rally, Regional Competition, State Competition and Awards Banquet. FBLA also does Community Events, Fundraisers, and lasting friendships are formed.
- Meetings are held after school on Wednesdays
- March of Dimes
Fundraiser Examples: Bake Sales, Cotton Candy sales, Candy sales, Yard Sale, Car wash, etc.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
- Join the club that offers:
- National Organization
- Colleges Recognize FBLA Leaders
- Employers see Leaders from FBLA
- Community Service
- Lasting Friendships
Includes Polo Shirt
(Dues are charged to cover the cost of National Dues, State Dues, Regional Dues)
Funding & Endorsements
Liberty Middle School FBLA Middle Level is funded by membership dues, fundraisers, and some scholarships. FBLA-Middle Level is recognized by the Association for Career and Technical Education, International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education, National Association of Parliamentarians, National Association of Secondary School Principals, National Business Education Association, and the U.S. Department of Education.
Competitive Events Program
FBLA-Middle Level National Awards Program recognizes and rewards excellence in a broad range of business and career-related areas. They compete at the regional level and winners in their categories have the opportunity to compete at the state level. Through state-based competition at the spring State Leadership Conference, students compete in events testing their business knowledge and skills. Top state winners then are eligible to compete for honors at the National Leadership Conference each summer.
Conferences & Seminars
FBLA-Middle Level sponsors conferences and seminars for members and advisers. These programs are designed to foster the development of business leadership skills. The fall leadership conference gives students the opportunity to see what categories they want to compete in.
State Leadership Conference
FBLA-Middle Level members have the competitive edge, as the best and brightest of FBLA convene on Orlando to compete in leadership events, share their successes, and learn new ideas about shaping their career future through workshops and exhibits. This four-day conference is considered of the best FBLA-Middle Level experiences and over 3,500 students attend. FBLA-Middle Level has forged partnerships with industry leaders to underwrite competitive events and scholarships for students achieving state ranking.
- National Organization
What do you do in FBLA?
In FBLA, we have business-related meetings, we talk about previous and upcoming events,we have fundraisers to raise money for trips to go to competitions where we will be competing against other schools, and we try our hardest to be the best team we can, using teamwork representing our school and showing them that #AllMeansAll!
What does FBLA stand for?
FBLA is an acronym for Future Business Leaders of America, some people ask why there is a PBL at the back of the title sometimes, PBL stands for the greek saying Phi Beta Lambda or in english, Problem-Based Learning.
Help me in congratulating our FBLA students!!
Congratulations on a job well-done in our District 7 Competition. Below are our FBLA students who are eligible to move on to State:
ML Critical Thinking Team – 1st Place
Carmen Kelly Garcia
ML Elevator Speech – 1st Place
ML Digital Citizenship – 1st Place
ML FBLA Facts – 3rd Place