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DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

Our guiding principles explain how we fulfill our mission by addressing what we do and the outcomes we expect. DECA enhances the preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, applying learning in the context of business, connecting to business and the community and promoting competition. Our student members leverage their DECA experience to become academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.

Our attributes and values describe DECA's priorities and standards. We value competence, innovation, integrity, and teamwork.  DECA was formed approximately 60 years ago, and includes over 180,000 members. DECA is international club which focuses on marketing, management in business, finance, and customer service. DECA prepares students for becoming leaders within the business enterprises, and also is one of the 10 organizations listed under Career Technical Student Organizations by the United States Department of Education. DECA provides many benefits to aspiring students.

Contact:  Dylan Brewster