• About FBLA-PBL 

    Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) education association with a quarter million students preparing for careers in business and business-related fields. The association has four divisions: 

    1. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) for high school students;
    2. FBLA-Middle Level for junior high, middle, and intermediate school students;
    3. Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) for postsecondary students; and
    4. Professional Division for businesspeople, FBLA-PBL alumni, educators, and parents who support 
      the goals of the association.

                                  For more information contact the FBLA Advisors:

    Mrs. Sharmecia M. Jackson

    Email: Sharmecia.Jackson@tylerisd.org
    Office Phone: (903) 262-2850


    Mr. Ronald E. Daniels

    Email: Ronald.daniels@tylerisd.org
    Office Phone: (903) 262-2850


    FBLA-PBL Mission

    Our mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.


    FBLA-PBL Goals

    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 that 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.
    Facilitate the transition from school to work.

    FBLA-PBL National Dress Code

    FBLA-PBL members and advisers should develop an awareness of the image one’s
    appearance projects. The purpose of the dress code is to uphold the professional image of the
    association and its members and to prepare students for the business world. Appropriate attire
    is required for all attendees—advisers, members, and guests—at all general sessions,
    competitive events, regional meetings, workshops, and other activities unless otherwise stated
    in the conference program. Conference name badges are part of this dress code and must be
    worn for all conference functions. For safety reasons, do not wear name badges when touring.  

    Professional attire acceptable for official FBLA-PBL activities include:


    • Business suit with collar dress shirt, and necktie or
    • Sport coat, dress slacks, collar shirt, and necktie or
    • Dress slacks, collar shirt, and necktie
    • Banded collar shirt may be worn only if sport coat or business suit is worn
    • Dress shoes and socks


    • Business suit with blouse or
    • Business pantsuit with blouse or
    • Skirt or dress slacks with blouse or sweater or
    • Business dress
    • Capris or gauchos with coordinating jacket/suit, worn below the knee 
    • Dress shoes