DECA's 2019 Certified School-based Enterprises

February 5, 2019

Congratulations to the DECA School-based Enterprises (SBEs) that earned a 2019 Chapter Certification!

To become DECA-Certified, SBEs complete a written project detailing how their business adheres to select model business standards.

Recognition is provided for outstanding achievement at three levels: bronze, silver, and gold. SBEs earning Gold-level Certification or Gold Re-certification are eligible to participate in the exclusive SBE Academy and competition, held at the International Career Development Conference.

The SBE Chapter Certification program continues to experience growth each year. This year the project experienced a 10% increase in participation with 520 entries received.

  • 483 SBEs earned Gold-level Certification or Re-certification
  • 7 SBEs earned Silver-level Certification
  • 12 SBEs earned Bronze-level Certification

See a complete list of the 2019 Gold certified and Gold re-certified SBEs here.

To learn more about this project and how your chapter might participate in the future, please click here.

Congratulations to all the Certified DECA School-based Enterprises!


Debbie Taylor
Leadership Specialist

Debbie Taylor is DECA's leadership specialist. In this role, she implements a comprehensive student leadership program for both the high school and college divisions. She is responsible for the Emerging Leader Series, student recognition programs and leads the DECA Inc. executive officer teams and elections.

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