Chapter Development

Association Office: Is It Right for You?

Are you passionate about DECA and its members? Do you have what it takes to lead others? Then maybe you should consider running for an association office. Keep reading to find out whether or not this position is the right fit for you and what you can expect from it!

Manage Your Tasks Like a Pro

Do you ever feel like you are racing against the clock to meet deadlines and complete assignments? If you struggle with procrastination, a task management plan will help you focus on the task at hand. A simple change in habits could make a gigantic difference!

Top Tips for Socially-distant Membership Recruitment

Building your chapter’s membership is one of the most important ways to set it up for success in the new school year. But what are the best ways to recruit within the “new normal” of more virtual interactions and less in-person activities? Learn how to recruit new members the socially-distant way with these top tips.

Take Your Community Service to the Next Level with Lead4Change

The Lead4Change Leadership programs offer numerous benefits for students. An independent research study found that participating in Lead4Change contributed to significant growth in areas such as leadership skills (60% of students improved), respect for others (54%) and ambition and innovation (53%). Teachers can have equally transformative experiences.

Purpose-driven Leaders Partner with MDA

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is committed to transforming the lives of individuals with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuromuscular diseases through innovations in science and innovations in care. As the largest and longest-established organization for people with neuromuscular diseases, MDA works tirelessly on behalf of the neuromuscular disease community.

The Power of the Diamond

Throughout your DECA career, you’ll wear the blazer, throw up a DECA diamond symbol and add lots of blue to your wardrobe. You will also undoubtedly hear DECA’s core values and mission statement more times than you can count. But have you ever stopped to think about what they really mean?