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SPBL (St. Paul Business leaders) partnered with deca

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What is DECA?

DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) is a student leadership organization that focuses on preparing emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Here is a link to a more thorough description: http://oregondeca.org/what-is-deca. Here is a link to a video on Oregon DECA: http://oregondeca.publishpath.com/get-deca#getdeca.

The most informative site on DECA is the Oregon DECA site, which can be found here: http://oregondeca.publishpath.com/.

How DECA benefits students:

  • Builds new skills: Business/Leadership
  • Builds Resume
  • Work experience (Buck Stop)
  • Leadership experience (officer positions)
  • College Application
  • Job Application
  • Scholarships
  • Travel to events and competitions in and out of state
  • Receive DECA T-shirt

What students are expected to contribute to DECA: 

  • Pay Membership Dues
  • Work at Buck Stop
  • Budget time for meetings and competitions
  • Participate in DECA sponsored events and fundraisers (Halloween party, Superbowl party, etc.)