Future Business Leaders of America
Future Business Leaders of America, also known as FBLA, is a student organization available to students who are currently enrolled in a business education course. This organization is a nationally recognized club that provides its members the opportunity to develop their leadership skills through state and national leadership conferences, school and community service, and teamwork with other local chapter members. Throughout the year, the Fayette Middle School FBLA will participate in various fundraisers and school events, as well as community service projects. The Fayette Middle School FBLA is a very active organization and its members benefit greatly from their experience in this great organization.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for high school students, with over 196,950 members and more than 5,200 chapters.
FBLA-Middle Level (FBLA-ML) for junior high and middle school students, with over 21,900 members and more than 750 chapters.
Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) for college students, with over 8,000 members and more than 350 chapters.
Professional Division (PD) for FBLA-PBL alumni, business professionals, educators, and parents who support the goals of the association, with over 3,900 members.
FBLA-MIDDLE LEVEL PURPOSE & GOALS
The purpose of FBLA‑Middle Level Division is to provide, as an integral part of the instructional program, additional opportunities for students to explore, encounter, and experience positive leadership skills for their present lifestyles, as well as their future work.
The specific goals of FBLA‑Middle Level Division are to:
• 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 which contribute to the improvement of home, business, and community;
• develop character, prepare for useful citizenship, and foster patriotism;
• encourage and practice efficient money management;
• encourage scholarship and promote school loyalty;
• assist students in the establishment of occupational goals; and
• facilitate the transition from school to work.