Canby High School has a very active Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) group.  FBLA is coordinated by Tonya Boustead. Her e-mail is The high school also fosters student career development through their Future Focus school-to-careers program.  Students participate in mock interviews, job shadows and internships and meet state standards know as Career Related Learning Standards prior to graduation.  The program advisor is Sue Winner. Sue seeks business sites for students to complete job shadows or internships.  Contact Sue through her e-mail at 

Young Entrepreneurs Business Week

YEBW hosts college-accredited programs for high school students that teach value-centered entrepreneurship, business fundamentals, financial investments, leadership, teamwork, and goal setting skills.  YEBW will prepare students for the future, challenge them to develop an entrepreneurial spirit, appreciate what they are learning in school, while realizing that there’s a business side to every occupation!  Visit the YEBW website to see which week in 2019 may be right for you. 

Financial Beginnings

Financial Beginnings increases the financial literacy of youth and young adults by offering a variety of programs for youth and educators.  Their goal is to provide students with sound financial knowledge that they can use to maximize their wealth, achieve their dreams, and protect themselves financially. Financial Beginnings is a volunteer-driven, community-oriented organization that relies on professionals from around Oregon and Southwest Washington to help deliver programs to the classroom.  See information about their fall conference for teachers at their website.

Oregon Council of the Social Studies

Financial literacy standards for Oregon's high school students exist within the Social Studies framework.  The Nyman Foundation encourages teachers to utilize these standards and supports the efforts of OCSS to inform their members of the community resources available to address the standards.

Future Business Leaders of America

Oregon FBLA and its local school chapters help student leaders preparing for careers in business, management, entrepreneurship, and technology.  The state organization holds an annual business leadership conference for students in Portland each spring.

Girls on the Run 

Over a period of 10 weeks, girls in the 3rd through 5th grade participate in an after-school program like no other. Designed to allow every girl to recognize her inner strength, the Girls on the Run curriculum inspires girls to define their lives on their own terms. Throughout the season, the girls make new friends, build their confidence and celebrate all that makes them unique.  The Girls on the Run lessons encourage positive emotional, social, mental and physical development.