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    DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. 

    DECA Members Gain 21st Century Skills. Through participation in DECA activities, 92% DECA members say they learned how to communicate thoughts and ideas, how to organize a presentation and more about what businesses expect from employees, while gaining problem solving skills.

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    Important Dates:


    August 24, 6:40 AM - Mandatory Meeting (Meeting Minutes)

    September 5 - Stock Market Game Begins - See Mrs. Cates-Meraz for details

    September 14 - Texas DECA LIVE! Deadline - Interested individuals need to reach out to Joshua Shankle 

    September 18, 6:40 AM - Officer Candidate Meeting

    September 25, 6:40 AM - Meeting to Vote for Officer Positions - Disucss Flock Party needs - Vote on Flock Party expenditures  - Mandatory

    Sept 25 - Oct 9 - Before or After School members need to prepare for Flock Party booth  

    October 11 - Flock Party - all members MUST help in some capacity (volunteer prior to Flock Party or at Flock Party)

    October 17 - - $50 dues are due to Mrs. Cates-Meraz - please put TDL on checks you bring. 

    October 24 - Virtual Business Challenge Round 1 Begins

    December 4  - District Registration begins (Click here for registration information and details)


    January 10th or 11th  - District CDC Testing window

    January 20th - District 3 Career Development Conference (district competition)

    February 7  - State Testing Day 

    February 20 - 22 - State Career Development Conference

    April 21 - 25 - DECA Internation Career Development Conference, Atlanta, GA