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Upcoming Events

Fall Delegate, Lawrence, KS - October 16, 2017

Regional Leadership Conference, Wichita, KS - November 30 - December 1, 2017

State Leadership Conference, Wichita, KS - February 22-24, 2018

National Leadership Conference, Dallas, TX - May 9-13, 2018


Business Professionals of America is the leading CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields.

BPA has 43,000 members in over 2,300 chapters in 23 states. BPA is a co-curricular organization that supports business and information technology educators by offering co-curricular exercises based on national standards. 

The Workplace Skills Assessment Program (WSAP) prepares students to succeed and assesses real-world business skills and problem solving abilities in finance, management, IT and computer applications. It is BPA's showcase program and facilitates students demonstrating their career skills at regional, state and national conferences in 72 competitive events.

Mission & Vision Statement

The mission of Business Professionals of America is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills.

The vision statement of Business Professionals of America is as follows:
At Business Professionals of America, we are committed to developing the best possible career and technical education organization for students in the United States. The measure of our success will be the perception that alumni of Business Professionals of America are highly competent and skilled workforce professionals who enable business and industry to maintain the economic vitality and high quality of life associated with our celebrated United States of America.

BPA Students Compete at State Leadership Conference

6 NHS BPA members will compete in the National Leadership Conference in Orlando, FL, in May 2017. Over 5000 students from across the United States competed at this conference. 

Sponsor Information

Jessica Crabtree

BPA Sponsor

(316) 284-6280, ext. 2140

state conference

BPA students compete at the 2017 State Leadership Conference in February.


Members participate in the Ambassador Awards ceremony at the National Leadership Conference.