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Accepting Nominations for Board of Directors

The Louisiana PBL Board of Directors is seeking applications for open positions on the Board of Directors. The following positions are open on the board: Student Representative at Large (1-Year Term) 2 Year Technical/Community College Adviser (2-Year Term) Business and Industry Representative (2-Year Term) Local chapters shall nominate these individuals. All nominations must be received […]

March 5, 2018     Leadership
Power of One

The 2017-2018 Louisiana PBL State Officer Team created the Power of One program to reward chapters for excellence in membership recruitment. Power of One requires chapters to retain 100% of last year’s final membership number plus (+) 1 new member. For example: Your 2016-2017 membership total was 10 paid members. If you end the current […]

March 5, 2018     Program of Work
Want to be a State Officer?

Louisiana PBL is proud to offer student members the opportunity to grow through leadership positions at the state level. Our State Officer Program teaches you how to make a program of work, create reasonable and attainable goals, and interact with our local chapters. This year’s state officers have done a tremendous job in creating programs […]

March 5, 2018     Leadership
2018 State Leadership Conference Registration is NOW OPEN!!!

This year’s State Leadership Conference will be held in Lake Charles, LA, on the campus of McNeese State University. This fun-filled conference will occur April 20-21, 2018. Conference attendees will be able to compete in over 60 competitive events at this year’s SLC. The top winners in our competitive events program will have the opportunity […]

March 5, 2018     Conferences
From the Office of the SRVP | Nicholas Western

Hi Louisiana PBL! Can you believe that it’s already October? This year is just flying by…I am so excited to join you next month at the National Fall Leadership Conference in New Orleans! This will be my first (but not last!) time in the beautiful Big Easy, and I’m excited to make the most of […]

October 16, 2017     News
From FBLA to PBL: Riley’s Journey

On behalf of Louisiana PBL, welcome back for our 76th year of FBLA-PBL. My name is Riley Hartis, your 2017-18 State Historian, and I’d like to explain why I joined PBL and how FBLA led me here. Since joining as a sophomore in high school, FBLA has helped me make valuable connections that I still […]

October 16, 2017     News
2017 NLC Hotel Reservations | NOW OPEN!!!

It’s that time of the year again. We hope you’re all excited for conference season. The Hotel Reservation system for the 2017 PBL National Leadership Conference is now open. The conference and all competitive events are being held at the Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim, CA. Start making plans now to attend the 2017 NLC in […]

March 8, 2017     Conferences
2016-2017 State Officer Applications | Now Available

With the start of the spring semester and FBLA-PBL week in less than a month, you are probably wondering what other avenues of involvement are available to you. Well look no further. An amazing opportunity is right around the corner. The Louisiana PBL State Officer Application is now available. Being a state officer is a […]

February 24, 2016     Uncategorized
Competitive Event Registration Deadline | Feb 29

Its February, which means its conference season. If you’re ready to show that you’re the best in the nation, get started by completing your chapter’s competitive events registration. Competitive Events registration is now available and will be open until February 29th. You’re one click away from showing the nation that you have the skills to […]

February 24, 2016     Uncategorized
CMAP Deadline Approaching | March 1

Don’t miss your chance to earn national recognition through the Career and Membership Achievement Program (CMAP). The deadline for submission is March 1st. CMAP is a comprehensive leadership and membership recognition program for college students. It utilizes PBL projects, goals, and programs to help college students develop their leadership and job skills, with a special […]

February 24, 2016     Uncategorized
2015 LA PBL SLC Registration NOW OPEN!!!

The competitive event registration process may be over, but you still have to register for the conference to place and have the honor of competing at the National Leadership Conference. Have no fear, the 2015 State Leadership Conference Registration Form is here. Make sure you fill out the form as soon as possible so that […]

March 3, 2015     Uncategorized
Professional Attire / Adviser Appreciation Day

Your involvement in FBLA-PBL’s educational programs, social and networking events, and conferences, gives you a taste of the business world. Professionalism is an essential skill that will have a major impact on your business success, whether you are continuing your education or moving to the work world.  Professional interactions and interpersonal relationships are vitally important in […]

February 10, 2015     Uncategorized
Competitive Events Registration NOW OPEN!!!

Its February, which means its conference season. If you’re ready to show that you’re the best in the nation, get started by completing your chapter’s competitive events registration. Competitive Events registration is now available and will be open until February 28th. You’re one click away from showing the nation that you have Stepped Up to […]

February 9, 2015     Uncategorized
Each One Reach One Day

FBLA-PBL Week is the perfect opportunity to grow your local FBLA-PBL chapter. The most successful recruiting method is really very simple . . . Just Ask! Still, many prospective members need a little more encouragement to take the first step toward membership.  “Each One Reach One” day is an opportunity to talk to the people you […]

February 9, 2015     Uncategorized
National Presidents’ Forum & Fight to the Finish

Kick off FBLA-PBL Week with the National Presidents’ Open Forum! All three division national presidents (FBLA PBL, and Professional Division) will host a live Google Hangout on Monday, February 9, 6:00 pm CST. Another great way to start the week is with Career and Membership Achievement Program (CMAP). CMAP is an aggressive, self-directed, results-based business […]

February 8, 2015     Uncategorized
State Officer Applications Now Available!

With the start of the spring semester and FBLA-PBL week in less than a month, you are probably wondering what other avenues of involvement are available to you. Well look no further. An amazing opportunity is right around the corner. The Louisiana PBL State Officer Application is now available. Being a state officer is a […]

January 24, 2015     Uncategorized
FBLA-PBL Week

FBLA-PBL sets aside the second full week of February, each year, as National FBLA-PBL Week. Chapters are encouraged to use this time to publicize their activities and successes, boost their membership, and gear up for their spring activities. Each day has a special focus to help you get your members excited to participate, nationally, during […]

January 24, 2015     Uncategorized
Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month

February 1-28, 2015 | Association of Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Calling all CTE educators, administrators, career and guidance counselors and students! ACTE is pleased to announce the theme for CTE Month 2015: Recognizing Classroom Innovators! CTE Month® is an annual celebration held in February of CTE community members’ achievements and accomplishments nationwide. CTE Month […]

January 24, 2015     Uncategorized
Step Up to the Challenge at the 2014 NFLCs

This year all divisions of FBLA-PBL will have the opportunity to embark on a journey to Step Up To The Challenge at a National Fall Leadership Conference (NFLC). FBLA-PBL members are educated through professional development and career planning workshops. Great keynote speakers for the opening and closing general sessions will get your blood flowing and […]

October 8, 2014     Conferences
Things to Do at the New Orleans NFLC

Bienvenue à la Nouvelle-Orléans (Welcome to New Orleans)! FBLA-PBL will be finishing its National Fall Leadership Conference season in New Orleans, the home of carnival, good times, and the melting pot of culture, music, and food. This will be an amazing experience for all members and advisers in attendance. The conference atmosphere is half of […]

October 8, 2014     Uncategorized