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Get Ready for SBE Week 2019

Get your school-based enterprise ready because #DECASBEWeek 2019 is coming! This year's #DECASBEWeek will take place Monday, September 30 – Friday, October 4. Each day of #DECASBEWeek will have a social media theme that is unique to the DECA’s school-based enterprise program,…

All Eyes North to #DECACRLC

If you're a veteran DECA member, you already know that DECA’s regional conferences are the highlight of the season! This year it’s ALL EYES NORTH as the Central Region Leadership Conference (CRLC) will be hosted in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on December…

Apply Now for 2020 DECA Scholarships

DECA has launched the online scholarship program for the 2019 -2020 school year. Below is a brief overview of companies that contribute to DECA’s scholarship program and the basic criteria: Career Interest and/or Employment-Based AICPA Hilton Marriott International, Inc. NAPA Publix Super…

Chapter Resources

Get Ready for SBE Week 2019

Get your school-based enterprise ready because #DECASBEWeek 2019 is coming! This year's #DECASBEWeek will take place Monday, September 30 – Friday, October 4. Each day of #DECASBEWeek will have a social media theme that is unique to the DECA’s school-based enterprise program,…

Start Your Year with the New Collegiate Chapter Guide

When beginning the Collegiate DECA year, there are probably some questions that begin to swirl in your head from “What conferences should my chapter attend?” to “How do we compete?” We’re proud to introduce the new Collegiate DECA Chapter Guide!…

Go Get Recognized in Chapter Campaigns!

School is in session and the 2019-2020 DECA chapter campaigns are here! Start the year off strong by participating in one or more of DECA’s five chapter campaigns that encourage students to engage your community and grow membership. Each campaign…

Three Ways to Improve Your Chapter Fundraisers

As the new school year begins, your chapter is going to need money to cover the expenses that come with running such an amazing program. Whether you’re trying to fund your conference registration fees or community service projects, these three…

Compete

5 Advanced Competition Tips for Collegiate Members

How do you stand out among the crowd? Go get ready for this competition season with some new tips and tricks to incorporate into your next case study or role-play. 1. Use Visuals Rather Than Bullets Points Bullet points on…

Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game Begins September 23

Collegiate DECA members are invited to participate in the first round of the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game, which kicks off September 23, 2019. Participants in the Collegiate DECA Stock Market Game, provided by the SIFMA Foundation, develop and manage…

The 2019 Collegiate DECA Guide is Now Available

Check out the Collegiate DECA Guide for 2019-2020, which contains a variety of great resources for members and advisors all in one place! The 2019-2020 Calendar Information About Student Recognition Opportunities Key Conference Dates Competitive Events Overview Competitive Events Guidelines…

4 Things You Must Remember While Public Speaking

Did you know that 4 out of 5 people have a fear of public speaking? If you’re one of them, then keep reading because public speaking is such an important part of DECA. Between roleplays and even just interacting with…

COLLEGE & CAREER ADVICE

Apply Now for 2020 DECA Scholarships

DECA has launched the online scholarship program for the 2019 -2020 school year. Below is a brief overview of companies that contribute to DECA’s scholarship program and the basic criteria: Career Interest and/or Employment-Based AICPA Hilton Marriott International, Inc. NAPA Publix Super…

How to Answer Interview Questions and Incorporate DECA Experience

Interviewing can be downright intimidating, especially when you don’t have a lot of experience with it. But the truth is, interviews are simply about selling yourself. Luckily, your DECA activities can be a real asset. Read on for 3 ways to tap into your DECA experience and make it your best interview yet.

What Top Entrepreneurial Students Do After High School Competitions

Meet teens who won top prizes in the competitive Diamond Challenge competition for high school business and social innovations. Name: Shobha Dasari  High School Grad Year: 2019 Diamond Challenge Competition Year & Placement:  2018 Business Innovation Semifinalist Grew up in:…

Conference Highlights

5 Reasons to Attend the Ultimate DECA Power Trip in 2019

During my two terms as a New Hampshire DECA Chartered Association Officer, I had the opportunity to attend and present a workshop at The Ultimate DECA Power Trip. I have found these experiences to be some of my most instructive…

All Eyes North to #DECACRLC

If you're a veteran DECA member, you already know that DECA’s regional conferences are the highlight of the season! This year it’s ALL EYES NORTH as the Central Region Leadership Conference (CRLC) will be hosted in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on December…

DECA to present at MBA Research Conclave 2019

Looking for a comprehensive overview of contemporary curricula, pedagogy, and program development strategies, including dialogue with leading educators and industry executives? Hoping to learn how to use student organizations to apply and reinforce learning, to provide leadership development and to engage…

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