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The Spring 2020 Taking Stock with Teens Survey Is Now Open

The 2020 Spring Piper Sandler Taking Stock With Teens Survey is now live and ready for you to use in your classroom! The survey closes on March 25. Please help support this important partnership by incorporating this valuable survey into your classroom teaching.

DECA AMPED to be held in Denver in October 2020

DECA is pleased to announce that DECA AMPED, a re-imagined professional learning experience that combines topics on DECA, classroom instruction and business and industry, will be held as part of the MBA Conclave Curriculum & Teaching Conference, October 16-19, 2020, in Denver, Colorado.

Spread the #DECALove this Valentine’s Day

Valentine's day is almost here and #DECAlove is in the air! To help you let your #DECAbestie or DECA crush know how much they mean to you, DECA has created Valentine’s Day cards for you to share with your friends on February 14.

Chapter Resources

Apply Now for the 2020 DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grants

The Virtual Business Challenge (VBC)—DECA Hotel Challenge aims to build awareness of career opportunities in the hospitality industry. To accomplish this goal, the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation supports the VBC-DECA Hotel Challenge by providing curriculum to thirty-three…

The Spring 2020 Taking Stock with Teens Survey Is Now Open

The 2020 Spring Piper Sandler Taking Stock With Teens Survey is now live and ready for you to use in your classroom! The survey closes on March 25. Please help support this important partnership by incorporating this valuable survey into your classroom teaching.

Partner with Purpose: Developing Partnerships for a Stronger DECA

For your DECA chapter or association to thrive, it is valuable to find individuals or organizations that can help you achieve your mission and goals. Forming partnerships allows multiple groups to receive benefits while also contributing to the greater good of their respective markets.

Tell Your DECA Story in 4 Easy Steps

The next opportunity to advocate for DECA is here as February is Career and Technical Education Month®! During this month we will raise awareness and celebrate the value of Career Technical Education (CTE) and the accomplishments of DECA members around the globe!

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Rock the DECA Exam

It’s competition season! While this can be a nerve-racking time, it is also an excellent opportunity to fine-tune your skills. I know one thing that I consistently struggled with when competing was the exam requirement for many events. Here's what I've learned.

Money, Money, Money

DECA’s array of high school competitive events and learning programs provide DECA members an opportunity to learn about all aspects of finance – accounting, business finance, financial consulting, personal financial literacy, investments, capital and more.

COLLEGE & CAREER ADVICE

How to Choose Your College Major in One Hour or Less

Many high school students agonize over which major they should choose. But, laboring over a decision and making the decision are two different tasks. Which means you’re making more work for yourself! Use this simple how-to guide for you to choose your college major in one hour or less.

The Best Apps for Your 2020 #FinanceGoals

A new year means new resolutions, and there’s no better way to kick-off the new decade than taking charge of your financial future. Whether your financial goals this year include getting started with investing or simply creating your first budget, there’s an app for that!

Personal Finance 101

I’ll be honest… Money management is a skill that took me a long time to acquire. I used to be the type of person that would get lunch money from my parents and spend it all on Gushers from the cafeteria...

Conference Highlights

DECA AMPED to be held in Denver in October 2020

DECA is pleased to announce that DECA AMPED, a re-imagined professional learning experience that combines topics on DECA, classroom instruction and business and industry, will be held as part of the MBA Conclave Curriculum & Teaching Conference, October 16-19, 2020, in Denver, Colorado.

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