Attend Dynamic Advisor Conferences

Part of the DECA Professional Learning Series

DECA is pleased to introduce two new highly focused professional learning opportunities for DECA advisors and teachers of business, entrepreneurship, finance, hospitality and marketing.Participants will engage in active and experiential approaches to understanding best practices for their classroom. CEU credits will be available at each institute. Presented by DECA, each institute will be hosted by Johnson and Wales University.

Bring Your Classroom To Life
June 18-21, 2013 | Charlotte, NC

Are you a newer DECA advisor who is looking to develop a powerful, high performing chapter? Spend four days immersed in “everything DECA” to help you obtain the tools, resources and network you need to develop a dynamic chapter that integrates into your classroom.

Session topics include: let’s talk about DECA, your role as a DECA advisor, creating a small learning community with DECA, integrating DECA into the classroom, using DECA’s competitive events to enhance learning and engaging the community to support learning.

Participants will receive a complete set of the 2013 sample handbooks for Principles of Business Administration content interviews, Team Decision Making case studies and Individual Series role-plays – valued at more than $200.

Institute sessions will be conducted on the Johnson & Wales University campus in Charlotte, N.C., with accommodations at a nearby hotel.

DECA Institute for Educational Excellence: Entrepreneurship Best Practices
June 24-27, 2013 | Miami, FL

Learn innovative entrepreneurship best practices to energize your classroom instruction in an interactive and “think outside-of-the-box” four-day institute.

Sessions include: integrating DECA into the classroom, improving student achievement through community collaboration, researching global trends, enterprise financial guidance for high school students, creating entrepreneurship opportunities with DECA, tech tool trends for student learning and an idea marketplace.

The institute will be led by DECA’s education staff and guest presenters who demonstrate mastery in the session content. Institute sessions will be conducted on the Johnson & Wales University campus in North Miami, Fla., with accommodations at a nearby hotel.

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