Roses are red, diamonds are blue, here's a DECA Valentine's Day card perfect for you!
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.
When it comes to DECA, almost 99% of your teamwork comes from within your own chapter. Furthermore, teamwork within your DECA chapter makes your time in DECA more enjoyable as well. As a result, your chapter becomes your in-school family, which excites you and pushes you to work hard in DECA.
Learn more about DECA’s monthly call for all members. You’ll be able to collaborate on an international level, yet still bring back your newfound experience and ideas o your local chapter.
DECA member Rohan shares his experience and how DECA has better prepared him to be a leader in school and into the corporate world.
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.
“A picture is worth a thousand words.” This saying has been around for many years. Now, living in a social networking world, this saying is truer than ever. Instagram is a platform of telling stories through pictures, so ask yourself, “What story am I telling others?”
The group of four Virginia DECA members had made their pitch for a business they started, Grow Greenly LLC, at the 2018 IncubatorEdu National Pitch Competition on July 18th in Chicago, Illinois. The winning teams were about to be announced, and the only thing left to do was to wait.
Every month the Executive Officer team is hosting an opportunity through the video chat supporter on Zoom for student leaders to share ideas and get to know one another. Centered around a key topic for the month members share their experiences and ideas which are then documented for future generations of DECA association and chapter leaders. On December 18th at 10 PM EST, join the Executive Officer team as we discuss chapter fundraising.
Fundraising is a beneficial technique to foster growth for your chapter, develop publicity across your community, and support DECA. The three tips provided should help your current strategies become more efficient by looking at unique avenues and approaches for maximized success!
As the PR (Public Relations) Manager of my chapter, my job involves promoting DECA throughout my school (and to newcomers), taking plenty of pictures, and spreading news from our chapter to the community. This October, I created a poster to…
DECA is pleased to announce a collaboration with AT&T to reduce the number of distracted drivers. It Can Wait is a national campaign, launched by AT&T, to eliminate distracted driving. The campaign encourages individuals to take a pledge promising to not be a distracted driver. DECA and AT&T are collaborating to launch a 'text-to-pledge' project.
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!
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.
Advisors can now access DECA's Online Membership System for member management, registration and more. This guide will guide you through required updates for 2018-2019 as well as provide information about new features.
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.
Were you at DECA ICDC in Atlanta, Ga. in April? If so, you probably saw the U.S. Army at a variety of DECA events, including the warm-up session before the 5K run/walk, during the Executive Mentor Session, or you might…
One of the hardest things about summer is getting back into the school year in the fall. Next thing you know, it's time for local competitions! Here are a few tips to stay involved with DECA all summer so that…
At the 2018 Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference, we recognized nearly 50 chapters and 300 individual DECA members for their incredible work this year.
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.
The Advocacy on Capitol Hill Orientation and Training, which will be offered for the first time this year at #CDECAICDC, offers a unique opportunity to develop your advocacy skills and engage with your representatives in Congress.
Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Collegiate DECA Recognition Award winners!
Seeing the benefits to high school DECA members through the #DECAATTProject, Seventy-First High School DECA Advisor, Terri Peoples, inquired about assisting Seventy-First Classical Middle School establish a chapter. Denise McAlister Seventy-First Classical Middle School teacher was intrigued and on board…
February was Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, leading many DECA chapters to raise their voices in their schools, communities and associations to advocate on behalf of DECA and CTE through completing DECA’s Advocacy Campaign.