The first meeting of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) will be held on Thursday, 9/14/17, at 2:30 p.m. in Salem Room 1117.
BPA is the leading Career and Technical Student Organization for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. The mission of BPA is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills. Students can participate in 72 events at regional, state and national conferences that assesses real-world business skills and problem solving abilities in finance, management, IT and computer applications.
Some of BPA’s other major programs include the National Leadership Academy, Officer Elections and scholarships. The Torch Awards Program and BPA Cares Program recognize students and chapters, respectively, for their leadership and service to their chapter and community.
All past members and any student taking any of the following classes 1st and/or 2nd semester are eligible to join:
- Accounting 1
- Advanced Web Design
- AP Computer Science
- Business Administration and Management
- Computer Applications 1
- Computer Science & Software Engineering
- Digital Multimedia
- Exploring Business
- Finance and Investment
- Honors Financial and Managerial Accounting
- International Business
- Introduction to Computer Programming
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft Word
- Personal Business Law
- Real Estate Essentials
- Web Design & Internet
Ask any teacher in the Business Dept. for more information. In the meantime, please join our Remind text group to keep updated on BPA happenings. To join, text the message @pcep-bpa to number 81010.