Danielle Poulin served as DECA's Western Region Vice President during the 2022-2023 school year.
Utilizing Your Strengths and Your Weaknesses
You may be asked about your greatest strength and weakness in many job interviews. It’s easy to know what we’re good at, but how do we portray our weaknesses positively and compellingly? Use this information to help boost your interview skills!
A Look Back at DECA's Sports and Entertainment Marketing Conference
The Sports and Entertainment Marketing Conference in Orlando, Florida, has wrapped up and members have gained new knowledge to propel their careers while having fun and making new memories. Here’s a recap of what we learned and what entertainment to expect when you head to ICDC in April.
Unique Ways to Complete the Advocacy Campaign
February is CTE Month, meaning DECA members are out in the community, making it known how important Career Technical Student Organizations, or CTSOs, truly are! Chapters can complete the Advocacy Campaign before March 1st and show off DECA’s impact! Here are a few ways to stand out when completing the campaign.
Running for a Leadership Position
Leadership in DECA is an incredible opportunity that allows you to travel, connect and make a difference for years to come. However, it takes courage to be able to prove to both peers and strangers that you are the right person for the position. Whether it’s chapter, association or even executive office, here are the 3 top campaigning tips!
Start Now: 3 Tips to Build Your Chapter for Next Year
Class registration for the 2023-2024 school year will be here in a few short months! If your chapter is co-curricular, where you register for a class while being a DECA member, it is important to spread the word early to potential members coming to your school next year. Here are a few tips to help your chapter succeed in gaining new members.
Get the Edge on Your Personal Essay
Around this time of the year, thousands of seniors panic and stress over their personal essays with the hopes of getting into amazing universities. Having been through the process myself, here are a few tips I have received that can help you enhance your story and put your best foot forward in the application process!
What to Expect Entering Your DECA Officer Term
You’ve made it! Whether you’re a chapter or association officer, you’re essential to members, your community, your association and DECA as a whole. At the beginning of your term, it’s difficult to figure out how the year will play out, but, here are a few things to keep in mind throughout the year.
Summer Engagement Tips for Your Chapter
The summer months are great for relaxing and having fun, but what could be better than having fun while helping your chapter? These tips and tricks can help your chapter members connect more, prep your chapter for next year, and have fun all at the same time!