"If there’s one thing that’s true about DECA members,it’s our ability to surprise you.Just when you think you’ve seen it all,we find a way to break through to the NEXT LEVEL."-DECA, Inc. theme for the 2020-2021 yearBriar Woods DECA Officer Team - 2020-2021Officers - TBA
What is DECA?
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
The four components of the organization's Comprehensive Learning Program are that DECA integrates into classroom instruction, applies learning, connects to business, and promotes competition. DECA prepares the next generation to be academically prepared, community-oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.
DECA is a student marketing organization that works as a basic component of Marketing Education programs that support and enhance school and work based learning. The organization provides students with the proper skills, knowledge and experience to succeed in a global economy.
How can you join DECA?Any student who is currently enrolled in a Marketing class (Introduction to Business & Marketing, Sports & Entertainment Marketing, Marketing I, Advanced Marketing, and Personal Finance) may join DECA.2020-2021 Membership FormDECA Dates/Trip InformationBecome a Professional Member(more information will be posted in August)2020-2021 DECA Competition Dates:
- District Leadership Conference (DLC) TBA: Loudoun County Public Schools
- State Leadership Conference (SLC) March 5-7, 2021: Virginia Beach, VA
- International Career and Development Conference (ICDC) April 23-April 28, 2021: Anaheim, CA
Briar Woods DECA - State Leadership Conference 2020
-Diamond Chapter -SBE Gold Certified -Annual Report recipient
-VA DECA Scholarship recipient -VA DECA State Officer (outgoing & incoming)
-DECA, Inc. Membership Campaign – Thrive Level -DECA, Inc. Community Service Campaign – Thrive Level
Competition Tips & Tricks Poster
VA DECA Poster Contest Winner - Mayukah - BWHS sophomore
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