Over 185,000 high school students in 5,000 chapters, located in the U.S., Canada, Germany, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Guam benefit from the unparalleled network and curriculum–enhancing programs DECA provides for those with an interest in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship.
DECA helps students to develop skills for successful business careers, build self–esteem, experience leadership, and practice community service.
DECA members create friendships with like-minded people from all over the world at career and leadership conferences and build resumes that move them to the top of the job and college application list.
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 to learn 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.
2018-2019 CCHS DECA Officers
Seargent of Arms