Career and Technical Education Month®, or CTE Month®, is a public awareness campaign that takes place each February to celebrate the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country.
Author: Hayley Pettey | DECA Inc. Staff
DECA Direct Magazine, the Team Issue, features tips from top competitors, stories of successful DECA members and alumni, and a discussion guide for team effectiveness. Plus, find everything you need to be #ReadyForIt when #CTEMonth arrives in February.
The holiday season can often be a time of chaos and stress. Preparation for extracurriculars such as DECA sometimes takes the backseat to baking cookies, giving gifts, or traveling to see family. Here are 12 ways to bring the holiday spirit to your DECA Chapter this December.
The dedicated Collegiate DECA members below are ready to bring the best news and views of NYC to all the members back home as part of the 2018 #CDECAENGAGE Social Media Team!
DECA received almost 400 incredible pumpkin creations. The DECA Inc. staff had a real challenge on their hands when it came time to pick the top pumpkin in each category.
The #DECAMonth Photo Challenge is back for November 2018 and better than ever! Not sure how to participate in the photo challenge? We’ve got all the information you need for this fun and engaging challenge right here.
Are you ready to take the excitement and adventure of the Collegiate DECA ENGAGE conference and share it with thousands of members around the world? Then you’re ready to be a part of the 2018 #CDECAENGAGE Social Media Team! This year's…
For DECA members, fall ameans that regional conferences are quickly approaching. This year, the Western Region Leadership Conference will be in Anaheim, the Central Region Leadership Conference will be in Detroit, and The Ultimate DECA Power Trip will be in Baltimore. For many chapters, attending a regional conferences is an expensive trip, but have no fear, fall fundraising tips are here!
October is full of wonderful things, but nothing comes close to the DECA Pumpkin Contest!
Check out the all-new Collegiate DECA Guide. Packed with all the information and updates you need to have a successful year, the Collegiate DECA Guide is your one-stop-shop to prepare for the 2018-2019 school year. The Collegiate DECA Guide contains tons of…
This year's #DECASBEWeek will take place Monday, October 1 – Friday, October 5. Each day of #DECASBEWeek will have a social media theme that is unique to the DECA’s school-based enterprise program, and you are encouraged to share photos or videos of your own SBE that correspond to the daily theme.
DECA’s ENGAGE Conference will challenge Collegiate DECA members to understand their career interests, skills and experiences and empower them to stand out among the competition. A blend of career and leadership coaching, industry presentations and site visits in New York City, ENGAGE will connect Collegiate DECA members to business professionals who will help mentor them for their future.
DECA and its corporate partners provide over $300,000 in scholarships to DECA and Collegiate DECA members each year. To help you better understand DECA’s scholarship process, check out these frequently asked questions and get the answers you need to win a scholarship this year!
DECA has launched the online scholarship program for the 2018-2019 school year. The deadline for online submission is January 18, 2019, so check out the online portal today!
Today is #ReadABookDay, but books deserve more than just one day of love. In fact, if you want to be wealthy, successful, or just really smart, then you should read books. A lot of books. The average CEO reads four to five books per month, which is about one book per week. Whether you're looking to hone your skills for your Role Play or jumpstart your journey to a corner office, we've got the books for you!
DECA is proud to present the 2018-2019 membership video. This year's video is all about how DECA helps you get READY FOR IT - ready for college, ready for your career, ready for whatever comes next.
This year's DECA Guide is out now to help get you Ready For It before the year even begins. Packed with all the information and updates you need to have a successful year, the DECA Guide is your one-stop-shop to prepare for the 2018-2019 school year.
DECA is pleased to provide (at no cost) transcripts for students who competed in an Individual Case Study, Team Case Study, or Prepared Business Presentation competitive event at the Collegiate DECA 2018 International Career Development Conference (ICDC). The competitive…
On May 8, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields. DECA is proud to announce…
Congratulations to the following chapters who will receive the Virtual Business Challenge – DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grant provided by a grant from the J. Willard & Alice S. Marriott Foundation.
Congratulations to the finalists and winners from all 2018 ICDC competitive events. Read lists of winners by event, watch the full Grand Awards video and see this year's DECA Inc. scholarship recipients.
DECA Members at ICDC competed in the Virtual Business Challenge. The competition, created by Knowledge Matters, combines technology with business knowledge to create an authentic business situation for students.
DECA's Grand Awards Session featured a special surprise guest on Tuesday evening. Optimus Prime took the stage to introduce Universal's new marketing program. The 2019 DECA ICDC will be held in Orlando.
Congratulations to the 2018-2019 DECA Executive Officer Team.
DECA Inc. is pleased to announce national recording artists and The Voice: Season 11 runner up, Billy Gilman, will take the stage at the 2018 International Career Development Conference opening session.
The 2018 DECA ICDC app is your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know before and during ICDC. Download it today to prepare for ATL!