Business Professionals of America

Texas Association

Phone

210-386-4983

E-mail

mrsweberbpa@gmail.com

Stay Connected

As a leadership initiative and in order to better communicate and stay engaged with local chapters, the State Officer team has created a Google Form which requests the contact information of your Local Chapter Advisor and your Local President. Click here to complete your contact information.

 

Get updates with Remind Texas BPA is introducing Remind, a one-way texting service that will allow us to send out reminders at the State Leadership Conference as well as general reminders about deadlines. Participation is completely optional and is being introduced as an additional form of communication so we highly encourage signing up.

Sign up Instructions:

Text: @txbpa15 to (210) 807-8291

Email: txbpa15@mail.remind.com  (leave subject line and message blank)

 

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

 

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

Holiday Greetings from your State 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

Texas BPA Chapter Cares Award:

Hey, Texas BPA! Have an active chapter that does community service and other activities and want to get recognized for it? In its 2nd year of being an officer initiative, an award will be given to the chapter or individual who applies to be recognized for service to their community and chapter through the BPA Cares Program.

Chapter involvement and community service must be submitted by February 10, 2015 through the Pre-submission process on the www.bpa.org web site. Do Not choose 2015 NLC – you must choose Texas.

In order to be eligible to receive recognition at the National level, you will have to reapply on the bpa.org website using the same process but selecting - 2015 NLC. The deadline as set by Nationals for that is March 25, 2015.

 

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 - Looking for a fundraiser for your club activities? Texas BPA has partnered with Successful Promotions/Service Fundraising. Successful Promotions will donate 5% of your sales back to Texas BPA for our scholarship funds.

Contact Successful Promotions: infosuccessfulpromotions@gmail.com 

Call 1-888-615-1418

 

Upcoming Events and Conferences:

 

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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