DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
Attributes and Values
Competence, Innovation, Integrity, Teamwork
DECA Connects to Curriculum
DECA's Guiding Principles
DECA's Comprehensive Learning Program
Integrates into Classroom Instruction
An integral component of classroom instruction, DECA activities provide authentic experiential learning methods to prepare members for colleges and careers.
DECA members put their knowledge into action through rigorous project-based activities that require creative solutions with practical outcomes.
Connects to Business
Partnerships with businesses at local abd broader levels provide DECA members realistic insight into idustry and promote meaningful relevant learning.
As in the global economy, a spark of competition drives DECA members to excel and improve their performance.
DECA prepares the next generation to be:
DECA members are ambitious, high-achieving leaders equipped to conquer the challenges of their aspirations.
Recognizing the benefit of service and responsibility to the community, DECA members continually impact and improve their local and broader communities.
DECA members are poised professionals with ethics, integrity and high standards.
DECA members are empowered through experience to provide effective leadership through goal setting, consensus building and project implementation.