4,500

Members

85

Chapters

25

Corporate Partners

225,000

Worldwide Members

 

We are Pennsylvania DECA

With over a 70-year history, DECA has impacted the lives of more than ten million students, educators, school administrators and business professionals since it was founded in 1946. 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. Pennsylvania DECA’s programs and activities have constantly evolved as we use the latest technology and apply cutting edge educational research.

 

Results that Show

90 percent of DECA members plan to further their studies in marketing, finance, hospitality and business management or become entrepreneurs

86 percent of DECA members report an A or B average                                 

50 percent of DECA members are obtaining career experience through employment

27 percent of DECA members are very interested in starting their own business

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The DECA Pillars

Pennsylvania DECA prepares the next generation of leaders to be

  • Academically Prepared

    Pennsylvania DECA members are ambitious, high-achieving leaders equipped to conquer the challenges of their aspirations.
  • Community Oriented

    Recognizing the benefit of service and responsibility to the community, members continually impact and improve their local and broader communities.
  • Professionally Responsible

    Pennsylvania DECA members are poised professionals with ethics, integrity and high standards.
  • Experienced Leaders

    Pennsylvania DECA members are empowered through experience to provide effective leadership through goal setting, consensus building and project implementation.
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