Christy Rutherford is DECA's education manager. She enhances and manages an educational framework for DECA’s comprehensive learning program ensuring that all student programs are aligned to National Curriculum Standards. Christy also leads the advisor professional learning series and programs to support local chapter advisors.
DECA Announces Competitive Event Draft Topics for 2023-2024
Get a head start on the 2023-2024 competition season with DECA's competitive event draft topics and resources for business operations research, professional selling, hospitality and tourism professional selling, and financial consulting.
Put DECA+ to Work in Your Classroom
Are your DECA members looking to earn DECA glass this year? Are you looking for ways to integrate DECA into your classroom instruction? Are you looking for ways to provide your students with self-guided instruction? Then read on!
2022-2023 District-Level Competitive 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.
You Do You: Choose Your Competitive Event
Do you aspire to attain some #DECAGlass in DECA’s Competitive Events Program this year? Set yourself up for success in DECA’s competitive events by using this two-fold method.
Mark Your Calendar to Join New DECA Advisor Monthly Chats
Need help getting started as a DECA chapter advisor? Join our monthly New Advisor Chats! Each month will focus on a new topic designed to help advisors with one to three years of membership.
Competitive Events Topics Announced for 2022-2023
Get a head start on the 2022-2023 competition season with DECA's competitive event topics and resources for business operations research, professional selling, hospitality and tourism professional selling, and financial consulting.
Collegiate DECA Competitive Event Draft Topics Announced for 2022-2023
Get a head start on the 2022-2023 competition season with Collegiate DECA's competitive event draft topics for the Business Research and Emerging Technology Marketing Strategies events.