TJ DECA will have over 150 members this year! Mr. Nicolo & Mr. Showers are the Advisors for TJ DECA. All students enrolled in Principles of Business, Algebraic Principles of Marketing, Marketing Honors, or Business Practicum must be a DECA member. We have a 100% membership policy, see Mr. Nicolo with any questions.

Membership Dues are $45 Annually (National, State & Local + Chapter T-Shirt included).

Membership dues are due Friday, September 20th to Mr. Nicolo (Receipt available). Contact Mr. Nicolo for questions regarding payments or work credits.

TJ DECA is “The Standard By Which Others Are Measured” and we live that standard every day in the classroom and the community.

2019-2020 Officer Team: President – Alice Larm; Vice President – Geronimo Romero Campbell; Secretary – Schuyler Saint Phard; Publicity Director – Connor Duris; Chapter Representative – Lauren Simasko; Treasurer – Erin Pointet; Store Manager – Pana Reiva.

The Mission of DECA
“To enhance the co-curricular education of students with career interest in marketing, management and entrepreneurship through leadership programs, publications, information technology, conferences and competitive events.”

What is DECA?

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. With over a 60 year history, DECA has touched the lives of more than ten million students, educators, school administrators and business professionals. Their strong connection with our organization has resonated into a brand that people identify as a remarkable experience in the preparation of emerging leaders and entrepreneurs.

Join more than 219,000 high school members in 5,000 classrooms in 3,500 schools across the world who are preparing for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, management and entrepreneurship. You will have the opportunity to become an academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leader through participation in DECA activities at the local, chartered association and international levels. From community service projects, competitive events, educational conferences, leadership positions, networking and social media, you will attain the knowledge and skills you need to be college and career ready.

District 3 Member Schools (11):

Denver East, Cherry Creek Innovation Campus, Grandview, Green Mtn, JFK, Overland, Pomona, Ralston Valley, TJ, T.H. Pickens, Vista Peak Prep

Competition Dates and Costs:

District 3 Career Development Conference (500+ competitors)

Friday, December 6 @ Johnson & Wales University

Cost = $30.00 per participant

State DECA Career Development Conference (3,000+ competitors)

February 22-25, 2019 @ Broadmoor Hotel, Colorado Springs

Cost = $350-$450 per participant (Approx.)

International Career Development Conference (18,000+ competitors)

April 29-May 2 @ Nashville, TN

Cost = $$$$$     (Depends on number of qualifiers from TJ)