Director Award Activities

Complete a total of ten (10) activities. The form must be submitted by the local adviser by March 1. Pins are presented at a local awards ceremony or PBL event. Students may also request and receive a digital Director Badge from Tallo.


Advisers: Share this page with your members and have them complete the activities. Members save their work locally. Once you have verified members have completed the activities, submit this form [form coming soon].

Students: Save and document your work. When you have completed the activities, have your adviser verify your work and submit the award form.

  • Google Docs
  • Dropbox
  • Flash Drive
  • Share drive on your school server

When you have completed the activities, have your adviser verify your work and submit the award form.


**Please Note—Please review the Tallo online profile instructions with your student (Activity 10). Remind them to share the profile with you when they have completed all activities for the Director Award Level. Once you approve the profile and all activities for the Director Award Level, submit the entry/submission form for the Director Award. Upon the completion of this level, all students will have a detailed online career e-portfolio through Tallo which they may share with potential employers. Student profiles may also be exported into a hard copy resume format. Students have the option of sharing as little or as much of their profile as they wish. Review the privacy policy.

Service Activities

Complete three (3) activities. The first activity is required.

Activity 1 (Required): Create a tri-fold brochure or flyer to promote Prematurity Awareness. (Save a copy of the brochure or flyer).

Activity 2: Volunteer to help the Red Cross, Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, a Homeless Shelter, an animal shelter, or another charity/nonprofit organization of your choice. (Create and save a 30 second video about your experience and charity).

Activity 3: Participate as a member of your chapter’s committee for the nationally sponsored Community Service Day during FBLA-PBL Week. (Create and save a 100-word summary of what your committee did and what your learned).

Activity 4: Partner with another campus organization for a joint community service event. (Prepare a news release with at least one photo).

Activity 5: Help another campus organization or a faculty member with administrative tasks. (Create and save a brief summary one what you learned – include a selfie with the someone from the campus organization or faculty member that you helped).

Activity 6: Create a account.

Activity 7: Assist your local chapter president with a service activity. (Prepare a news release with at least one photo).

Activity 8: Participate in an activity to raise money for the March of Dimes. (Complete the interactive March of Dimes reporting form. Download, print, scan and save completed form).

Education Activities

Complete three (3) activities. The first two activities are required.

Activity 9 (Required): Complete the Goal Setting Worksheet. (Download, complete, scan, and save the Smart Goal Worksheet).

Activity 10(Required) Create a Tallo Profile (click here). Click here for instructions as to what to include).

Activity 11: Attend a job fair or career expo. (Take a selfie of yourself at the job fair or career export and post a photo with #Career Opportunities to one of your chapter’s social media outlets i.e. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter. Save a screen shot).

Activity 12: Email a PBL State or National Officer and describe what you have learned as a member of PBL. (Save a copy of the email).

Activity 13: Prepare and save 15 interview questions. Include how you would respond to each question.

Activity 14: Select and interview a person who is currently employed in a job that interests you. (Answer and save the interview questions).

Activity 15: Complete the online Personality Test. (Save a copy of the results).

Activity 16: Participate in the National President’s Forum Webinar during FBLA-PBL Week. (Submit a question during the Webinar).

Progress Activities

Complete four (4) activities. The first activity is required.

Activity 17 (Required): Attend a local chapter meeting. (Take a selfie of you and and least two other PBL member who attended this meeting. Save a copy of the photo).

Activity 18 Participate in the PBL Career Connections Conference. (Prepare a news release and include the LinkedIn headshot that you had taken at the Conference).

Activity 19: Participate as part of one of your PBL chapter’s teams in the Fall or the Spring Stock Market Game. 
(All participants may earn Fall and/or Spring digital badges for the Stock Market Game from Tallo and all who attend the PBL National Leadership Conference will receive a Stock Market Game Ribbon to wear on their NLC Conference Name Badge.)

Activity 20: Write an article about your chapter’s activities for your state newsletter or for the PBL Business Leader. (Save a copy of the article. Include at least one photo).

Activity 21: Invite a state or national officer to attend a local chapter meeting via internet i.e. Google Hangout, Skype, etc. (Save a copy of the initial invitation email and a screen shot of the state or national officer attending the meeting).

Activity 22: Write and save a letter asking a business to donate money towards chapter activities.

Activity 23: Create and save an electronic presentation (PowerPoint, Prezi, YouTube, etc.). designed to recruit new PBL members.

Activity 24: Attended your State Leadership Conference the previous year or your PBL Fall State Leadership Conference this year. (Write and save a brief summary about your experience and how it benefited your and helped with your career goals).

Activity 25: Visit the Job Bank at Job Target (FBLA-PBL/JobTarget Career Center) and complete your free resume and learn about benefits. (Prepare and upload your resume for a free review. Save a copy of your resume and write and save a brief summary about how the review helped you).

Activity 26: Recruit and have dues paid for at least one professional division member.