POSTSECONDARY DIVISION

State Leadership Conference

Michigan BPA extends a very special thank you to Davenport University for hosting the 2019 Postsecondary State Leadership Conference on February 9, 2019. Students in attendance participated in will participate in more than 50 different Workplace Skills Assessment Program events.

Click here to download a list of 2018 Postsecondary SLC Winners (PDF)

Click here to download a list of our 2018 NLC Winners, which includes our Postsecondary Division (PDF)

2018-2019 Chapters

The Michigan Association has an extremely strong Postsecondary Division. The following schools currently have Postsecondary chapters in Michigan:

Alma College
Bay College/LSSU Regional Center Escanaba
Central Michigan University
Davenport University
Eastern Michigan University
Finlandia University
Jackson College
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Mid-Michigan Community College
Montcalm Community College
Muskegon Community College
Northwood University
West Shore Community College
 

Starting a Postsecondary Chapter

If you wish to start a chapter, visit the "How To Start a New Chapter" section of the National BPA website by clicking here and completing the following:

  1. Download the Local Chapter Handbook available online at http://www.bpa.org/membership/newchapterhandbook

  2. If you are a new chapter, fill out a New Charter Application online at http://www.registermychapter.com/bpamem/NewChap.aspx. If you are an existing chapter, but a new advisor taking over, OR you had a chapter previously, please contact maurice.henderson@emich.edu.

  3. Review the New Advisor Training Presentation in PDF format by clicking here

Additional questions may be directed to maurice.henderson@emich.edu.

2018-2019 List of Competitions

The following is a list of events that will be offered at the Postsecondary Division state conference in Grand Rapids:

Graphic Design Promotion
Human Resource Management
Information Technology Concepts
Integrated Office Applications
Intermediate Word Processing
Interview Skills
Java Programming
Legal Office Procedures
Management/Marketing/Human Resources Concepts
Managerial Accounting
Medical Office Procedures
Network Administration Using Microsoft
Network Design Team
Parliamentary Procedure Concepts
PC Servicing & Troubleshooting
Personal Financial Management
Prepared Speech
Presentation Management Individual
Presentation Management Team
Project Management Concepts
Small Business Management Team
SQL Database Fundamentals
Systems Administration Using Cisco
Video Production Team
Visual Basic/C# Programming
Website Design Team

Administrative Support Concepts
Administrative Support Team
Advanced College Accounting
Advanced Interview Skills
Advanced Office Systems & Procedures
Advanced Spreadsheet Applications
Advanced Word Processing
Banking & Finance
Basic Office Systems & Procedures
Business Law & Ethics
Business Meeting Management Concepts
C++ Programming
College Accounting
College Payroll Accounting
Computer Network Technology
Computer Programming Concepts
Computer Security
Contemporary Issues
Database Applications
Digital Media Production
Entrepreneurship
Ethics & Professionalism
Federal Income Tax Accounting
Financial Analyst Team
Financial Math & Analysis
Fundamental Desktop Publishing
Fundamental Spreadsheet Applications
Fundamental Word Processing
Fundamentals of Web Design

2017-2018 PostsecondaRy Events & Deadlines

DATE EVENT
November 1, 2018 Preliminiary Dues Deadline
(Submit partial list in order to remain as a National BPA chapter)
November 23, 2018 BPA Pistons Event Registration Deadline
November 14, 2018 Diplomat Torch Awards Deadline
December 7, 2018 BPA Pistons Event (Detroit, MI)
December 5, 2018 Deadline for Diplomat Resubmission for Corrections Only
January 9, 2019 Statesman Torch Awards Deadline
January 10, 2019 New Chapter Application Deadline--Postsecondary Division
January 23, 2019 Deadline for Statesman Resubmission for Corrections Only
January 25, 2019 Final Student Members Submitted Online in Membership Registration System
January 28, 2019 SLC Registration Deadline
February 1, 2019 Presubmitted Contestant Materials must be sent electronically to Michigan BPA (check the Postsecondary SLC Registration booklet for list of events and specific instructions)
February 4, 2019 Final Dues Payment Deadline--Postsecondary
February 4, 2019 SLC Registration Refund Request Deadline
February 4, 2019 SLC Registration Payment Deadline
February 9, 2019 State Leadership Conference
Davenport University-Lettinga Campus, Grand Rapids, MI
March 1, 2019 National BPA Cares Awards Deadline (Professional Awards)
April 1, 2019 Ambassador Torch Awards Deadline
April 1, 2019 National BPA Cares Awards Deadline (Special Recognition Awards & Serving Learning Awards)
April 1, 2019 NLC Registration Deadline
April 1, 2019 Presubmitted Contestant Materials must be sent electronically to National BPA (check the WSAP Guidelines for list of events and specific instructions)
May 1-5, 2019 National Leadership Conference
Anaheim, California