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The Spring 2020 Taking Stock with Teens Survey Is Now Open

The 2020 Spring Piper Sandler Taking Stock With Teens Survey is now live and ready for you to use in your classroom! The survey closes on March 25. Please help support this important partnership by incorporating this valuable survey into your classroom teaching.

DECA AMPED to be held in Denver in October 2020

DECA is pleased to announce that DECA AMPED, a re-imagined professional learning experience that combines topics on DECA, classroom instruction and business and industry, will be held as part of the MBA Conclave Curriculum & Teaching Conference, October 16-19, 2020, in Denver, Colorado.

Spread the #DECALove this Valentine’s Day

Valentine's day is almost here and #DECAlove is in the air! To help you let your #DECAbestie or DECA crush know how much they mean to you, DECA has created Valentine’s Day cards for you to share with your friends on February 14.

DECA Direct Magazine: The Finance Issue is Available Now

The Finance Issue will help you take your finance game to the next level. From saving and investing to budgeting and fundraising, you'll find it here. The issue also features resources and ideas to help your chapter prepare for Career and Technical Education Month® in February.

DECA Idea Challenge 2019 Winning Teams Announced

DECA Inc. is excited to announce this year’s DECA Idea Challenge global winners! A premier event of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the DECA Idea Challenge dared elementary through university students to generate a new use for shoelaces in merely a week!…

Six Ways to Celebrate #CTEMonth

Each February, students, educators and administrators raise awareness of career and technical education (CTE) by celebrating Career and Technical Education Month® . So how can you celebrate CTE Month and show support for DECA and your school’s program? These are the…

Frank Peterson Named DECA Inc. Executive Director

The DECA Inc. Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Frank Peterson has been named Executive Director of DECA Inc. after a nation-wide search led by the DECA Inc. Board of Directors. Peterson brings nearly 15 years of experience…

Flex Your Entrepreneurship Skills with the FIDM Challenge

There’s still time to participate in the FIDM Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Challenge! The Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) Challenge asks students to create an entrepreneurial proposal for a new product idea for a specific market segment. This challenge isn't…

Collegiate DECA Recognition Awards Now Available

As the second half of the school year begins, it’s time to reflect on the effort your chapter has put into service projects, fundraising, recruiting and organizing in the past months. Recognize your chapter’s exceptional members and achievements by nominating…

Have You Accepted the Challenge?

Congratulations to all students and chartered associations participating in the Later Haters Challenge! There is still time for students and associations to raise awareness and promote positive behavior through empowering, informing and encouraging teens through the Later Haters Challenge. Together,…


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