Together, we can help prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for college and careers.
DECA is the ideal partner in developing educational programs, drawing upon our experience in engaging teachers and students in career development by building community and business partnerships and linking together high schools, colleges and employers. Throughout our more than 75-year history, our partnerships have been based on shared missions, identified goals and clearly defined deliverables.
DECA’s Comprehensive Learning Program offers exciting opportunities for classroom activities that connect classroom instruction to college and careers. Our partners can engage in opportunities like those below to help prepare members for college and career and developing the workforce of tomorrow.
Collaborate with DECA to create an integrated communications strategy for your company or organization. Promote your product(s) to an influential teen market with discretionary, spendable income. Recruit academically prepared students to your college, university, academic program or company. Advertise your fundraising opportunities and products. DECA’s omni-channel, integrated marketing and communications strategy delivers results.
Each of DECA’s Educational Conferences has unique opportunities for our partners to connect in-person with DECA members and advisors, engage with DECA members and advisors through volunteering, and advertise your company or organization’s products or services.
DECA has a proven record of executing dynamic partnerships with a wide variety of businesses, foundations, associations, colleges and universities. DECA’s partnerships are based on shared missions, identified goals and clearly defined deliverables. DECA is a proven leader and established steward of resources.
DECA’s mission of preparing emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management will provide career-ready employees for the talent pipeline. DECA’s cutting-edge programs provide students the opportunity to learn academic content, apply learning to develop technical skills and obtain 21st Century Skills.
With most DECA advisors serving as certified educators, DECA programs are delivered directly in the classroom through instruction and applied learning. Partners look to DECA for this direct access to classrooms that span coast to coast on a national scope, including a handful of countries and territories.
Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) are considered integral to the Career and Technical Education curriculum and provide special status and access to schools and students. DECA is one of nine recognized CTSOs. DECA also provides extensive professional learning opportunities for its DECA advisors to best integrate DECA into the classroom.
Our greatest strength is our ability and willingness to work with our partners to design a partnership that serves both of our missions. DECA has managed hundreds of programs, projects, partnerships and grants totaling more than 40 million dollars over the last 25 years. DECA leverages its resources to ensure it maximizes the investment of funds in program and service delivery.