an association for marketing education students  


    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.

    DECA’s objective is to support the development of marketing and management skills in career areas such as hospitality, finance, sales and service, business administration, and entrepreneurship. Programs and activities are tailored to the specific career interests of students and include technical skills, basic scholastic and communication skills, human relations and employability skills, and a strong emphasis on economics and free enterprise.

    Tuscarora DECA is a leadership-focused student organization for career-driven marketing students who are seeking opportunities for experiential learning, community involvement, networking, and personal & professional growth in a welcoming team environment.

    Tuscarora DECA strives to develop a brand representative of well-rounded high school students who exemplify character and professionalism, to become widely recognized in the local community, and compete successfully at the district, state, and international levels.

    Any student enrolled in a marketing course is eligible to become a DECA member. Marketing courses at Tuscarora High School include the following:

      • Introduction to Business & Marketing
      • Sports & Entertainment Marketing
      • Marketing Non-Co-op
      • Advanced Marketing Non-Co-op

    **The mission of DECA is to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management.**

    See your marketing teacher for more information

    Marcella.vance@lcps.org – Room 308


    ** NEW ** Support Tuscarora DECA as an alumnus or professional member!

    Please click here to join. Mail your $20.00 dues (cash or check payable to Tuscarora High School) to:

    Tuscarora High School

    ATTN: DECA Advisor

    801 N. King Street

    Leesburg, VA 20176 

    An alumni member is someone who has previously been a DECA member of any high school or collegiate chapter. A professional member may be any community member who is no longer a high school or college student.

    Advisor: Marcella Vance,  Marcella.Vance@lcps.org



    National DECA Website:    http://www.deca.org/

    Virginia DECA Website:    http://www.vadeca.org/






     Marcella Vance




Last Modified on May 13, 2022