DECA's array of publications reaches our high school and college student members and chapter advisors at various times throughout the academic year. Our publications are designed to extend learning and enhance classroom instruction.

DECA Guide
  • 2014-2015 | DECA Guide | Collegiate
    This Collegiate DECA Guide provides guidance for competitive event participation for Collegiate DECA advisors and students for the 2014-15 membership year.
  • 2014-2015 | DECA Guide | High School
    The DECA Guide is your official guideline handbook for DECA’s high school Competitive Events Program. It provides everything you need to know, is a tremendous resource to use in the classroom and also includes a catalog for DECA Images.
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DECA Direct
  • September/October 2014 | I AM DECA
    Welcome to a new school year! This issue focuses on Wearable Technology and how it is impacting the worlds of fashion design, sports and entertainment. We also welcome DECA's new executive director, Mr. Paul Wardinski, and your new executive officer teams.
  • March/April 2014 | Mind On My Money. Money On My Mind.
    This issue contains lots of solid advice for your personal financial future. Learn about the latest financial apps, Mad Money Skills and How to Spend Smart!
  • January/February 2014 | The Advocacy Issue
    February is CTSO Advocacy Month! Read effective ways to advocate for DECA and CTE. Also learn how three Danbury DECA members raised $100,000 in eight days.
  • September/October 2013 | Best. Year. Ever.
    Start your school year with chapter campaigns, meet your new officer teams, reminisce about the "Summer of DECA" and learn how DECA approached its rebranding process.
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Additional Publications
  • August 2014 | Be a Hero
    Designed for new chapter advisors, this book focuses on six main topics: about DECA, roles and responsibilities, chapter management, DECA programs, gaining support and cool ideas.
  • 2012-2013 | Success! Excelling in DECA's Competitive Events Program
    A publication designed to help student members excel in DECA's competitive events, learn how to chart your competitive events interest, conquer the competition, present with pizzazz and evaluate your performance.
  • April 2011 | DECA: Repositioned and Rebranded for the Future
    While they say a diamond is forever, the meaning behind this coveted gemstone is now a little different. Learn how for the first time in nearly 20 years, DECA enhanced its mission statement, guiding principles and visual collateral to reflect the progressing educational system and changing demands of the economy.
  • 2011-2012 | DECA Pocket Guide
    Learn about the various components of DECA's Comprehensive Learning Program for the 2011-2012 school year.
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DECA Dimensions
  • March/April 2012 | The World of Hospitality and Tourism
    The hospitality and tourism landscape is evolving quickly as new technology demands that hotels become more social and engaging in their marketing efforts.
  • January/February 2012 | Get the Look
    Whether your plans include managing a team, launching your own company or becoming a store buyer, a fashion merchandising or merchandise marketing degree can help get you there.
  • November/December 2011 | Unleash New Ideas
    This fall, Global Entrepreneurship Week aims to touch more current and aspiring entrepreneurs around the globe than any event ever.
  • September/October 2011 | Aspire Higher
    Aspire Higher this year in DECA by discovering all of the opportunities available with DECA members. Learn about customer relationships and elements of effective loyalty programs.
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