DECA News

Everything You Need for DECA Month 2020

DECA Month is the ultimate celebration of all-things DECA. From recalling your favorite DECA memories and completing chapter campaigns, to hosting virtual events and sharing your DECA story with everyone in your community and school, November is all about the many reasons you love being a DECA member.

Showcase Your Members with "New Member Week"

From October 12-16, DECA is shining a spotlight on our newest members with our first-ever New Member Week. This week is a chance for us to meet the new faces in your DECA chapter or association as you show them off.

The Pumpkin DECA-rating Contest is Back for 2020!

A favorite tradition of DECA members, the Pumpkin DECA-rating Contest is back for another year! It's time to pull on your favorite DECA hoodie, grab a pumpkin spice latte and pick out the perfect pumpkin for your masterpiece.

Chapter Resources

Showcase Your Members with "New Member Week"

From October 12-16, DECA is shining a spotlight on our newest members with our first-ever New Member Week. This week is a chance for us to meet the new faces in your DECA chapter or association as you show them off.

The Pumpkin DECA-rating Contest is Back for 2020!

A favorite tradition of DECA members, the Pumpkin DECA-rating Contest is back for another year! It's time to pull on your favorite DECA hoodie, grab a pumpkin spice latte and pick out the perfect pumpkin for your masterpiece.

Quick Guide to Virtual Chapter Meetings

Virtual meeting platforms have become a prominent form of communication between family, friends and businesses and many of these tools are here to stay. Being prepared to host or participate in a virtual meeting will allow you to stand out and make a great impression.

Compete

Beginner’s Guide to the DECA Virtual Business Challenges

DECA’s VBC program offers eight tracks of competition—Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Fashion, Hotel Management, Personal Finance, Restaurant, Retailing and Sports. This lesser-known competitive event series allows members to qualify for ICDC, compete for coveted DECA glass and earn a share of $23,000 in scholarship money.

Compete in the Collegiate DECA Virtual Case Simulation

Are you ready to test your business and marketing skills against other Collegiate DECA members? You can do just that and earn cash prizes in the upcoming Collegiate DECA Virtual Case Simulation Competition (brought to you by long-time DECA partner, Knowledge Matters) that begins November 2, 2020.

2020-2021 District Event Instructional Areas Announced

Get ready for competition season! Each year DECA provides the primary instructional area(s) assessed in each of the district-level scenarios to help advisors and members prepare for district competitions more effectively.

COLLEGE & CAREER ADVICE

Ten Tips for Back to School

As the new school year begins, we must all learn to adapt to a new world. We'll encounter many online classes, virtual events and new guidelines for campus... To help you navigate it all, here is a list of ten tips for starting this school year strong.

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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