History

Key Dates in AZ PBL History:

  • 1966 – 1st PBL chapter established in Arizona at Northern Arizona University
  • 1970 – AZ PBL becomes a PBL state chapter with the additions of the Cochise College – Douglas and Central Arizona College PBL chapters
  • 1970 – 1st Annual AZ PBL State Leadership Conference
  • 1989 – 1st Annual ASU Business Skills Day (ASU PBL event for Arizona high school students)
  • 1997 – Arizona Department of Education ends financial support for PBL
  • 1997 – Restructuring of AZ PBL to be run by volunteers
  • 1998 – Mike Manion becomes PBL State Director
  • 2010 – FBLA-PBL State Chapter incorporates as FBLA-PBL Arizona, Inc.