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2020-2021 DECA Guide Available Now

The DECA Guide provides all the information you need to have a successful year. Explore our learning programs, check out this year’s calendar, access competitive event guidelines, review the advisor guidebook and browse Shop DECA merchandise. With so many resources included, you will be ready to lead your members to the next level.

Thank You to DECA's 2019-2020 Executive Officer Team!

From networking with DECA's top leaders at the Emerging Leader Summit in San Diego to hosting the Student Video Call Series and attending dozens of regional and association conferences, the 2019-2020 DECA Executive Officer Team has made a lasting impact on our organization. Watch their farewell videos now.

Chapter Resources

Watch Now: The 2020-2021 #NextLevel Membership Video

This is not just another year. This is the year we push our limits and set our sights higher than ever before. No matter what your dreams and goals for the future, propel yourself to the #NextLevel with DECA. Watch…

Using Zoom to Unlock New Learning Opportunities

It’s safe to say that 2020 has thrown just about everyone for a loop. Like many educators, Sharon Cutler, a 15-year DECA chapter advisor and teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, has been looking for unique ways to engage her students through distance learning.

New Free Resources for Educators

As the demand for digital marketing skills continues to grow, Facebook Blueprint is committed to empowering students to unlock their career goals through free digital marketing resources.

DECA Virtual Backgrounds for Your Next Video Call

While members and advisors across the globe practice social distancing and conduct chapter meetings via video, you don't have to be apart from DECA! Now you can spread some virtual DECA love with virtual DECA Zoom backgrounds.

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2020-2021 DECA Guide Available Now

The DECA Guide provides all the information you need to have a successful year. Explore our learning programs, check out this year’s calendar, access competitive event guidelines, review the advisor guidebook and browse Shop DECA merchandise. With so many resources included, you will be ready to lead your members to the next level.

Calming Competition Day Nerves

Already thinking ahead to your next DECA competition? Despite all the preparation in the world, it’s hard not to feel nervous when you step into the exam room or begin solving the case study! Here are some tips to enter your next competition with confidence:

2020-2021 Competitive Events Update and Topics

Get a headstart on the 2020-2021 competition season with DECA's competitive event changes and draft topics for business operations research, professional selling, hospitality and tourism professional selling, and financial consulting.

COLLEGE & CAREER ADVICE

Four Tips for Summer Job and Internship Success

For many students, finding a summer job, career-defining internship or even a well-paid career can be challenging, and the current job market does not make it any easier. Additionally, some students are enduring the nightmare of having their internship or a job offer revoked, while others are shifting to working remotely.

Mastering Virtual Interviews

While a virtual interview often follows the style of a traditional, in-person interview, there are a few key considerations to keep in mind to help you look and sound your best. Watch this video to help you master your next virtual interview.

Tips for Acing Finals while Social Distancing

While finals this year will likely be accompanied by new challenges, that doesn’t mean they should be feared! Follow the steps below to ace your upcoming final exams with confidence.

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