Involvement in CTSOs* increases academic achievement, career self efficacy and employability skills. Dr. John Mulcahy 2014.
*CTSO = Career & Technical Student Organization
GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF DECA
Our guiding principles explain how we fulfill our mission by addressing what we do and the outcomes we expect. DECA enhances the preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, applying learning in the context of business, connecting to business and the community and promoting competition. Our student members leverage their DECA experience to become academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.
ATTRIBUTES AND VALUES
Our attributes and values describe DECA's priorities and standards. We value competence, innovation, integrity and teamwork.
*Taken from www.deca.org - About Us