Q. “What do you do in DECA?”
A. In short, we learn by doing. Our members engage in meaningful activities with real-world applications, in-school and out.
Read on, and also check out our Activities page!
Q. “Is DECA fun?”
A. Yes! Opportunities such as meeting students from around Ohio and beyond, going on meaningful field trips, and being part of school-wide projects are specifically designed for you to have fun while you’re learning.
Q. “What if I’m not interested in business?”
A. Think about it…All professions are connected to business in some way. This program connects the relevance of the real business world to your life now and in the future.
Q. “Is DECA a big time commitment?”
A. Not really. Most activities take place during the school day, though there are lots of opportunities for fun out-of-school experiences as well!
Q. “Can I really use this in the future?”
A. Learn and apply practical skills by participating in our many events and projects. Many professions demand quick, critical thinking. Everyone needs speaking and interviewing skills. Develop these through competitive events and chapter activities!
Q. “Will it interfere with my sports/work schedule?”
A. No. Many of our students are just like you! They are athletes, they have jobs, & they like to have fun. The program is flexible enough to accommodate your schedule & personal needs.