ATTENTION REGION CHAIRS
See link below this text or the download page for information about the submission of your region's voting delegates for FLC.
Reminder - each region also needs to have a Region Advisor (or proxy) assigned to the caucus at FLC (please indicate on list).
Deadline for receipt of the delegates list is October 16, 2019.
Also, as you elect your region president in the coming weeks, please be sure to pass that info along to me.
New Badge to Order with FLC registration materials
FLC 2019 is going to be a terrific event to get your chapter motivated for a successful year with BPA!
MN Fall Leadership Conference
MN BPA will host the 2019 FLC, October 27 & 28, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis. Conference registration fee will be $35 and includes a conference t-shirt with all new BPA logo and branding.
Attached is a an overview to start planning. Complete information packet as well as some additional hotel information will in the next few days. The online system is open for registration. You should have received and email from the system with your passcode for our online registration system at that time. Your passcode does not change from last year. IF YOU DID NOT RECEIVE THIS PASSCODE, especially if you are a new chapter or new advisor please contact Jackie@tekstar.com
NEW AGENDA & OFFERINGS
Please keep in mind that the agenda is a work in progress - there will probably be minor changes to time frames after we see numbers attending as well as numbers of candidates. MN BPA is particularly pleased to incorporate an offsite experiential learning opportunity for all attendees! This will be an offsite corporate experience – details will be revealed in the next day or two!! You won’t want your students to miss this!
We take great care and are to providing a fresh experience for students including new content, new activities, and new delivery methods.
Plus there will be opportunities for advisors to network!
DEADLINE TO REGISTER - October 1, 2019
Watch for more FLASH UPDATES TO INFORM YOU! See you at FLC!
PLEASE SHARE WITH INTERESTED BPA MEMBERS:
Attached above is the packet with State Officer Candidate Information. Elections will take place at the 2019 Fall Leadership Conference, October 27 & 28, 2019. Deadline for RECEIPT of all application materials is October 1, 2019.
Please be aware all candidates running for state office need to have a navy blazer with BPA patch by FLC to wear during FLC. Please pay attention to making certain it fits appropriately for a well-groomed appearance.
This year we are asking candidates to submit a photo electronically to email@example.com as well as being included in their application materials. This photo, in addition to the 100 word statements, will be put into document for members and voting delegates to review prior to FLC.
Please remember the following:
OFFICER TRAINING CONFERENCE DATES
All newly elected officers are required to participate in the State Officer Training which will be held Friday and Saturday, November 4 & 5, 2019 in Minneapolis. Training will start at 5:30 pm on Friday and conclude on Saturday afternoon no later than 4 pm. Please make certain that your candidates are aware of this requirement.
We look forward to the upcoming elections and encourage your chapter’s participation in the process!
Welcome back! We look forward to an exciting year with BPA. Over the next few days as well as into next week, you will receive many emails to get us back at it including this membership info, state officer candidate info and FLC. Please keep them and digest as time permits! Keep in mind that for your convenience everything is posted on the advisor announcement page on our state website (www.mnbpa.org) so that you are able to go back and reference if you misplace an email.
FLC - PASSCODE INFO EMAIL WILL BE GENERATED AROUND SEPTEMBER 6th.
When the pass codes to register are generated, I will send you an email as a heads up to watch for it. Hang onto this email with subject as BPA Fall Leadership Conference - System Log-In Information, please check your spam. If it is not there, please let me know so that we can generate pass code information for you. If you had access to the system last year as an advisor, your passcode info does not change.
Membership for the 2019-2020 BPA Year is now open. Please make plans to register your members for the start of the new school year. Members must be registered prior to participation in BPA activities including Fall Leadership Conferences.
BPA Dues (both state and national) are submitted online through the National Membership System and payment is to National BPA for complete dues invoice. Attached are instructions. Register your members online at https://www.registermychapter.com/bpamem/. Remember, state dues increase from $8 to $9 ON the 1st Monday of December.
The Academies of Shakopee High School has an opening for a full time business education teacher!
Rebranded in 2018 as the Academies of Shakopee, Shakopee High School is proud to offer students within our community a dedicated Business & Entrepreneurship program of study. Students in the B&E Academy complete a business related program of study, including a capstone course that will be developed for the Fall of 2020. For more information on the Academies of Shakopee, please visit https://www.shakopee.k12.mn.us/domain/2340
Our new, state of the art facility is located within one of the fastest growing, southwest communities...just minutes away from the Twin Cities.
We are seeking team-oriented business educators who enjoy working in a collaborative, innovative, and authentic learning environment. We are seeking someone who is willing to help with our Academy Team, DECA, School Store and National Business Honor Society. The Shakopee School District is dedicated to supporting CTE and business education.
1.0 FTE Business Teacher at Shakopee High School for the 2019-20 school year. Teach a variety of Business Education courses, which may include Accounting and Personal Finance (exact courses to be determined). DECA or BPA experience is preferred.
The official district posting is online at https://www.shakopee.k12.mn.us/Page/145
Callon Siebenahler, Business Teacher
From Heather Bunning, Director of Marketing & Stakeholder Engagement, National BPA Office
After further consideration following the announcement made on Friday, May 31st, the National Officer Team chose to re-open discussions around the 2019-2020 Membership Theme. I would like to introduce you to the new membership theme: Capitalize Your Future.
The National Officer Team has already begun work on the theme identity which they hope to be able to share at summer meeting in Washington, D.C. This is also when our National Presidents, Emily White and Cassandra Lindo will share the news with our entire membership via LIVE STREAM on Facebook (www.facebook.com/businessprofessionalsofamerica) and Periscope (through Twitter) (@National_BPA) from National Harbor, MD the week of July 22nd. More information regarding exact date and time for this live announcement will be forthcoming.
Mound Westonka Business Ed Opening
A part-time position (.80 FTE) as a Business Education Teacher (.50 FTE) and Math Teacher (.30 FTE) is available for the 2019-20 school year at Mound Westonka High School - Westonka Public Schools. MN licensure in Business Education is required.
Please contact Mr. Mark McIlmoyle, Principal, Mound Westoka High School: Phone - 952-491-8101, Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Some of you have inquired for future dates as you look ahead to next year’s school calendars.
FLC 2019: October 27 & 28, 2019 - Hyatt Regency Mpls.
SLC 2020: March 5-7, 2020 – Hyatt Regency Mpls.
NLC 2019: May 6-10, 2020 – Baltimore/Washington DC
And for additional planning for NLC’s – here are the dates for several years.
Eden Prairie High School will be hiring 1.583 teachers for next year in primarily Careers and Introduction to Technology. We anticipate 1-2 retirements in the next couple of years and we’re growing so there is a lot of opportunity to get involved in many classes.
Applications will be available on the website and interested candidates can also reach out to Mark Anderson, CTE Director and Department Chair, email@example.com.
Wayzata High School is hiring a full-time Business teacher!
Contact Tyler.Shepard@wayzataschools.org with any questions.
Business Education position starting for the 2019-2020 school year. .6 middle school and .4 high school. Please see Ed Post for more details.