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DECA is preparing emerging
leaders and entrepreneurs to be
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DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

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DECA Members Gain 21st Century Skills

Through participation in DECA activities, 92% DECA members say they learned how to communicate thoughts and ideas, how to organize a presentation and more about what businesses expect from employees, while gaining problem solving skills.

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DECA Members are Prepared to Become Leaders

More than 90% of DECA members say their experience empowered them to be an effective leader and connected school to the real world. Nearly 80% of DECA members say DECA helped them recognize the benefit of community service.

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DECA Members are Motivated for the Future

DECA members say their experience prepared them academically for college and career (88%), influenced their college plans (68%), influenced their career plans (75%) and influenced their interest in entrepreneurship and owning a business (61%).

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DECA Direct Online is your one-stop source for news, updates and best practices. Keep up with everything DECA, including conferences, competitions and announcements.

Apply Now for the 2020 DECA Hotel Challenge Curriculum Grants

The Virtual Business Challenge (VBC)—DECA Hotel Challenge aims to build awareness of career opportunities in the hospitality industry. To accomplish this goal, the J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation supports the VBC-DECA Hotel Challenge by providing curriculum to thirty-three (33) DECA chapters each year and funding student scholarships to participate in hospitality events at DECA’s International Career Development Conference...
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The Spring 2020 Taking Stock with Teens Survey Is Now Open

The 2020 Spring Piper Sandler Taking Stock With Teens Survey is now live and ready for you to use in your classroom! The survey closes on March 25. Please help support this important partnership by incorporating this valuable survey into your classroom teaching.
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