Collegiate DECA News

Jacklyn J. Schiller Receives DECA Honorary Life Membership

Jacklyn J. Schiller has spent more than 30 years providing exemplary activities for career and technical students and educators through her leadership as the Minnesota DECA Chartered Association Advisor. She began her involvement with DECA as a collegiate member in 1982 and eventually served as the 1984-1985 National President for Delta Epsilon Chi.

Dr. Brenda Clark Awarded DECA Honorary Life Membership

A lifelong educator, Dr. Brenda Clark, EdD, began her service as a DECA advisor in 1982 and spent nearly 40 years serving as a marketing teacher, school-to-work coordinator, career and technical director, professional development director and an educational association executive.

DECA Recognizes Mary Peres with Honorary Life Membership

Mary Peres has provided nearly 40 years of dedicated service to DECA at all levels, from chapter advisor to DECA Inc. Board of Directors President. She has never missed a regional or international DECA conference since 1980 when she began as a Marketing Education Coordinator for Oceanside High School in New York.

DECA Announces 2020 Scholarship Recipients

DECA is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 scholarship recipients. Each year, DECA and its corporate partners award over $300,000 in scholarships to DECA members. Congratulations to this year’s recipients!

Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Collegiate DECA ICDC 2020

There is no higher priority than the health, safety and well-being of everyone involved in Collegiate DECA’s International Career Development Conference (ICDC). We want you to know that we continue to closely monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as news about it changes daily.

DECA Direct Magazine: The Finance Issue is Available Now

The Finance Issue will help you take your finance game to the next level. From saving and investing to budgeting and fundraising, you'll find it here. The issue also features resources and ideas to help your chapter prepare for Career and Technical Education Month® in February.

DECA Idea Challenge 2019 Winning Teams Announced

DECA Inc. is excited to announce this year’s DECA Idea Challenge global winners! A premier event of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the DECA Idea Challenge dared elementary through university students to generate a new use for shoelaces in merely a week!…

Six Ways to Celebrate #CTEMonth

Each February, students, educators and administrators raise awareness of career and technical education (CTE) by celebrating Career and Technical Education Month® . So how can you celebrate CTE Month and show support for DECA and your school’s program? These are the…

Frank Peterson Named DECA Inc. Executive Director

The DECA Inc. Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Frank Peterson has been named Executive Director of DECA Inc. after a nation-wide search led by the DECA Inc. Board of Directors. Peterson brings nearly 15 years of experience…

Collegiate DECA Recognition Awards Now Available

As the second half of the school year begins, it’s time to reflect on the effort your chapter has put into service projects, fundraising, recruiting and organizing in the past months. Recognize your chapter’s exceptional members and achievements by nominating…

Why You Should Consider Collegiate DECA Executive Office

“Every time we think we’ve measured our capacity to reach a challenge, we look up and we’re reminded that the capacity may well be limitless.” -President Bartlett, The West Wing.  As we begin another year of executive officer applications, it…


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