Author: Hayley Pettey | DECA Inc. Staff

Apply Now for the #CDECAICDC 2019 Social Media Team

The talented and dedicated members of the Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference Social Media Team help drive the conference conversation through tweets and photos, share live news on DECA Direct Online and promote DECA's social media platforms with their tweets and posts.

Make the Most of #CTEMonth

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. 

Meet the 2018 #CDECAENGAGE Social Media Team

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!

My DECA Story: Jordan's Cookies

Jordan Johnson took home DECA Glass at ICDC 2018 in Atlanta. The story of her award-winning brand, Jordan's Cookies, began long before she put on a DECA blazer. Jordan shared her DECA Story with DECA Direct Magazine. Read on to…

Apply Now for the #CDECAENGAGE Social Media Team

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…

5 Fun Fall Fundraising Ideas

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!

Check out the 2018-2019 Collegiate DECA Guide

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…

SBE Week 2018 is Coming!

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.

ENGAGE 2018 Modules

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 Scholarships FAQs

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!

Apply Now for 2019 DECA Scholarships

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!

10 Books to Read This Year

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!