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DECA is pleased to announce the 2018-2019 scholarship recipients. Each year, DECA and its corporate partners award over $300,000 in scholarships to DECA members. Recipients who will be present at the 2019 International Career Development Conference will be recognized on stage.
DECA is pleased to announce Ben Nemtin as the keynote speaker at the Grand Opening Session of the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference. Ben is the creator, executive producer and cast member of the MTV series, “The Buried Life,” which aired in over 80 countries and is MTV's highest rated show ever on iTunes.
DECA Inc. and the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) are excited to announce the winners of the 2019 FIDM Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Challenge.
Through the VBC – DECA Hotel Challenge, more than $20,000 in curriculum grants will be awarded during 2019 to DECA chapters. The deadline to apply is Friday, March 29, 2019.
DECA members who qualified for the second-round review of their scholarship application(s) must log into their portal and upload their supporting documents by February 15.
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.
DECA has arranged special considerations for airfare and rental cars for those attending the 2019 International Career Development Conference in Orlando, FL this April.
Congratulations again to all of our chapters who participated in chapter campaigns this year and have taken advantage of how DECA makes you #ReadyForIt. Announcing the winners of the 2018-2019 Chapter Campaigns.
A premier event of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), the DECA Idea Challenge dared elementary through university students to generate a new use for paper clips in merely a week! In addition to reinventing the item, teams were to create a video pitch of their new product.
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's Executive Director, Lou DiGioia, and Executive Officers, Allison Brown and Andrew Weatherman, were invited to attend the Rethink Career and Technical Education Summit Friday, December 14, at the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, D.C.
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.
On Friday November 16, thousands of DECA members from the North Atlantic and Southern Regions will be gathering for the Ultimate DECA Power Trip. From the delicious food to great networking opportunities, these are just a few reasons why you and your chapter should make your way to Baltimore this November.
DECA is pleased to announce the 2019 DECA International Career Development Conference Tour Package.
Each spring and each fall, Piper Jaffray & Co. and DECA work together to conduct the bi-annual “Taking Stock With Teens” survey. The survey gauges brand preferences and spending habits among teenagers.
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.