What is DECA?
DECA is a student organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. DECA members have an opportunity to compete at the district, state, and international levels in various areas of marketing and management. Students also have an opportunity to earn scholarships through DECA.
DECA has impacted the lives of over ten million students, educators, school administrators, and business professionals since it was founded in 1946. It is represented internationally by every US state, Canada, Mexico, Guam, Puerto Rico, and numerous other countries throughout the world. PA DECA has over 4,700 members and is subdivided into 85 chapters, each containing multiple chapters (schools) throughout the state. Last year, the North Allegheny Chapter of DECA had 145 student members!
Interested students in grades 9-12, alumni, and professionals may join DECA by signing up on NASH or NAI Student Information pages or by using the QR Code on DECA promotional flyers. For more information, students should stop to see Mrs. Sullivan in Room 249 at NASH, or email her at email@example.com. Additional information may also be found at padeca.org and deca.org.