DECA is a local, state, and international organization with a mission to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. Career focused students build skills through DECA competition, conferences and business mentoring. Wisconsin DECA has mentored students for over 55 years and currently has approximately 11,000 members across the state.
Students become academically prepared for college and careers in marketing, finance, hospitality or management.
Students gain an appreciation for the benefits of service and their potential impact on the community and world.
Students become professionally responsible leaders with ethics, integrity and high standards.
Students practice key leadership skills such as goal setting, consensus building and project management.
Twenty thousand high school students, advisors, businesspersons, and alumni gather virtually to develop knowledge and skills for college and career.