Student Resources:

 

Leadership & Chapter Management

Resources for DECA's Elevate Series 
  • Emerging Leadership & Entrepreneurs
  • DECA Leadership Styles
  • DECA Leadership Team
  • DECA Chapter Strategy
  • DECA Leadership Tools
 
 
 

Monthly Newsletters

DECA Direct Articles of Interest 

VA DECA Articles 

Check back frequently for new articles and topics of interest!

Competition Preparation

 

Student Check List

 

Set reminders on your phone

 

Check your calendar often

 

Don't procrastinate

 

Meet deadlines

 

Confirm EVERYTHING with your advisor

August

  • Begin communicating with chapter leadership

  • Program of Leadership planning

September​

  • Finalize chapter projects and timelines

  • Get membership campaigns geared up

  • Is your chapter participating in the State Fair? Get students prepared for events - review state fair information

  • Begin thinking about what event you want to compete in at DLC

  • It's not too early to start studying for your DLC DECA Exam!

October

  • Plan activities for VA DECA Day 

  • Let your advisor know what event you want to compete in at DLC

  • Begin studying and practicing for DLC

  • Plan activities for Global Entrepreneurship Week next month

November

  • If you have not held your initiation and installation ceremonies, do that this month

  • Complete national campaigns 

  • Complete VA DECA Day submission

  • Get materials for Honor Society, Merit Award, and scholarships to your advisor

  • If you are thinking about running for state office, have that discussion with your advisor NOW

  • DLCs begin - Good Luck

December

  • Check Calendar for due dates this month

  • Complete SBE Certification and get to advisor for review (due next month)

  • Get Annual Report ready to submit

  • Start recruiting students to take Marketing next year

  • DLCs continue - Good Luck December competitors

January

  • Finalize all written event projects

  • Focus on studying for SLC DECA Exams and practicing for SLC

  • Last DLCs are held - Good Luck!

February

  • Hold SLC training sessions for your chapter members

March

  • See you in VA Beach!

  • Plan chapter end of year activities and celebrations

April

  • Begin thinking about chapter leadership for next year