Guiding Principles

 

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

DECA's Comprehensive Learning Program

Integrates into Classroom Instruction
An integral component of classroom instruction, DECA activities provide authentic, experiential learning methods to preprae members for college and careers.

Applies Learning
DECA members put their knowledge into action through rigourous project-based activites that require creative solutions with practical outcomes.

Connects to Business
Partnerships with businesses at local and broader levels provide DECA members realistic insight into industry and promote meaningful, relevant learning.

Promotes Competition
As in the global economy, a spark of competition drives DECA members to excel and improve thier performance.

 

DECA prepares the next generation to be

Academically Prepared
DECA members are ambition, high-achieving leaders equipped to conquer the challenges of their aspirations.

Community Oriented
Recognizing the benefit of service and responsibility to the community, DECA members continually impact and improve their local and broader communities.

Professionally Responsible
DECA members are poised professionals with ethics, integrity and high standards.

Experienced Leaders
DECA members are empowered through experience to provide effective leadership through goal setting, consensus building and project implementation.