DECA is proud to announce the chapters, associations and individuals who have earned high honors for serving an exceptional number of members, advisors, alumni and business partners.
Jacklyn J. Schiller has spent more than 30 years providing exemplary activities for career and technical students and educators through her leadership as the Minnesota DECA Chartered Association Advisor. She began her involvement with DECA as a collegiate member in 1982 and eventually served as the 1984-1985 National President for Delta Epsilon Chi.
A lifelong educator, Dr. Brenda Clark, EdD, began her service as a DECA advisor in 1982 and spent nearly 40 years serving as a marketing teacher, school-to-work coordinator, career and technical director, professional development director and an educational association executive.
Mary Peres has provided nearly 40 years of dedicated service to DECA at all levels, from chapter advisor to DECA Inc. Board of Directors President. She has never missed a regional or international DECA conference since 1980 when she began as a Marketing Education Coordinator for Oceanside High School in New York.
DECA Inc. congratulates two recipients of the DECA Inc. Outstanding Service Award, one of DECA’s most prestigious recognitions - Karen Brettingen from Minnesota and Linda Smith of Georgia.
The DECA Inc. Chairman’s Award recognizes the outgoing chairman of DECA’s National Advisory Board (NAB). An individual eligible for this award is the outgoing NAB chairman who has supported DECA at the international level in a significant way for a…
DECA is pleased to announce the 2019-2020 scholarship recipients. Each year, DECA and its corporate partners award over $300,000 in scholarships to DECA members. Congratulations to this year’s recipients!
The Sports and Entertainment Marketing Issue is your go-to guide for career previews, trends, best practices and behind-the-scenes looks at this popular and adrenaline-filled industry
Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Collegiate DECA Recognition Award winners! If you have applied for any of the awards and your name is not on the list, please check with your advisor about verifying the application. Please contact Rebecca Cox with…
February was Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month, and many chapters worked hard to advocate in their communities and to their policymakers on behalf of DECA by completing the 2020 DECA Advocacy Campaign.
There is no higher priority than the health, safety and well-being of everyone involved in DECA’s International Career Development Conference (ICDC). We want you to know that we continue to closely monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as news about it changes daily.
There is no higher priority than the health, safety and well-being of everyone involved in Collegiate DECA’s International Career Development Conference (ICDC). We want you to know that we continue to closely monitor the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation as news about it changes daily.
Congratulations to the 2019-2020 Collegiate DECA Leadership Passport Program recipients! The Collegiate DECA Leadership Passport Program encourages local chapters and individual members to plan activities and participate in events that enhance the experiences of members.
Many of you have networks of DECA alumni. Reach out to them to volunteer as a competition judge in Atlanta or Nashville at the DECA International Career Development Conferences!
DECA Inc. and the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) are excited to announce the winners of this year’s FIDM Challenge. The competition tasked students with presenting a new clothing, beauty, home, health, food or entertainment concept in a…
Congratulations to the 2019-2020 recipients of DECA's Emerging Leader Honor Award recognizing members who have been involved at the local, chartered association and DECA Inc. levels.