FBLA - Future Business Leaders of America
Sponsors: Nina Southern and Crystal Ford
North Carolina Future Business Leaders of America (NC FBLA) is a career and technical student organization that serves students who are or have been enrolled in a Business Education course. NC FBLA is affiliated with FBLA-PBL, which is a national organization with 250,000 student members and 56 affiliate state organizations.
The MISSION of NC FBLA is to help build and sustain Business Education programs of excellence in order to serve our communities, state, and nation. NC FBLA is an integral part of North Carolina’s Business Education Program, which serves over 135,000 students. It provides students with leadership opportunities as well as a means to compete with other students in regional, state, and national conferences.
There are approximately 8,700 middle and high school student members in NC FBLA. Student members have the opportunity to attend leadership training workshops, as well as regional, state, and national conferences. Through participation in competitive events, students have opportunities for recognition. Members also have access to scholarship programs and the Vocational Education Honor Society.
NC FBLA helps prepare students pursuing job opportunities in business technologies career pathways including: accounting and finance, information systems, business management and applications, small business entrepreneurship, business administration, and office systems technology. The following businesses, industries, and associations are working with the NC FBLA to improve Business Education in our state:
- National Business Education Association
- NC Association of Public Accountants
- NC Business Education Association
- Association for Career and Technical Education,
Business Education Division