As DECA’s leadership specialist, Debbie implements a comprehensive student leadership program for both the high school and college divisions. She is responsible for the Emerging Leader Series, executive officer teams and elections, and student recognition programs like the Collegiate DECA Leadership Passport Program and DECA Emerging Leader Honor Award. Debbie has worked for DECA since 2019.
School-based Enterprise Individual Certifications 2020-2021
Congratulations to the members who have earned individual certification through DECA's School-based Enterprise (SBE) Individual Certification Exam!
Meet the 2021-2022 Collegiate DECA Executive Officer Team
Congratulations to the newly-elected 2021-2022 Collegiate DECA Executive Officer Team! The team is excited to represent Collegiate DECA members around the globe as they begin work on their goals and objectives for the year ahead.
Congratulations to the 2020-2021 Leadership Passport Recipients
Congratulations to the 2020-2021 Collegiate DECA Leadership Passport Program recipients!
Congratulations to DECA's 2021 Emerging Leader Honor Award Recipients
Congratulations to the 2020-2021 recipients of DECA’s Emerging Leader Honor Award!
Announcing DECA's 2021 Certified School-based Enterprises
Congratulations to the DECA School-based Enterprises (SBEs) that earned a 2020-2021 Chapter Certification!
Collegiate DECA's Executive Officer Candidate Guide is Now Available
Collegiate DECA's Executive Officer Candidate Guide is now available. Learn what it takes to become a candidate.
DECA's High School Division Executive Officer Candidate Guide is Now Available
Do you have what it takes to serve as a DECA Executive Officer? Download this year's High School Division Executive Officer Candidate Guide.
The Insider's Guide to Marketing Your SBE
If you want to attract new customers while maintaining a loyal base, you need to utilize cutting-edge techniques for your school-based enterprise. Here are some of our favorites shared by DECA advisors across the globe.
Checklist for SBE Chapter Certification Submissions
The deadline for School-based Enterprise (SBE) Chapter Certification submissions is quickly approaching! Don't miss your chance to certify your SBE for the 2020-2021 year.
Nominate a Student for DECA's Emerging Leader Honor Award
The DECA Emerging Leader Honor Award recognizes its members studying marketing, finance, hospitality and management for being an academically prepared, community-oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leader through participation in DECA.
Level Up Your Entrepreneurship Skills with Intuit Innovation Challenge
DECA is excited to announce the Intuit Innovation Challenge. A premier DECA event during Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the Intuit Innovation Challenge is a hands-on design thinking project, daring students around the globe to innovate for impact to help reverse the effect of global warming.