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Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

FBLA Advisor: Ms. Giedinghagen

Mission Statement:
To bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.

About FBLA-PBL:
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a quarter million students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. 

Membership Benefits:
Thousands of students across the nation are joining FBLA-Middle Level! FBLA-Middle Level teaches middle-level students skills that are needed in everyday life. Students also have the opportunity to be recognized at the local, state, and national levels. FBLA-Middle Level prepares students for "real-world" professional experiences.

Cost to Join:
$10.00 per year

Projects:

FBLA has done several fundraisers the first semester. One of them was the March of Dimes in November. This is a fundraiser to raise money for premature babies and their families. Another event FBLA held in the fall was the Vision for a Mission project. FBLA collected used prescription eyeglasses and readers which will be shipped to Honduras to be dispensed in eye clinics that Ms. G works in every summer on mission trips.

Goals:
- Develop competent, aggressive business leadership.
- Strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work.
- Create more interest in and understanding of American business enterprise.
- Encourage members in the development of individual projects

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for high school students; 
FBLA-Middle Level for junior high, middle, and intermediate school students; 
Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) for postsecondary students; and 
Professional Division for business people, FBLA-PBL alumni, educators, and parents who support the goals of the association.

Funding & Endorsements:
FBLA-PBL, Inc. is funded by membership dues, conference fees, corporate contributions, and grants. FBLA-PBL 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.