Arizona DECA

    National DECA

    DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Arizona DECA has over 6,250 members, with over 225,000 DECA members internationally. For information, contact Francisco Ortiz y Davis, State Advisor, at (602) 542-5354 or go to www.azdeca.org.

    DECA is an organization that prepares emerging leaders for various careers through competitive events, professional development and leadership conferences. With nearly 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. DECA’s programs and activities have constantly evolved as we use the latest technology and apply cutting edge educational research. Our core focus has remained consistent and is captured in our mission.


    Fall Leadership Conference (September)

    Western Region Leadership Conference (November)

    District Conference (Dec-Jan)

    State Career Development Conference (February)

    International Career Development Conference (April)


    Club Rush

    The Dawg Shack

    Community Service

    Muscular Dystrophy Association

    Car Show

    Plus many more!!

    Do you have what it takes to be successful? Are you interested in becoming an Entrepreneur or a Leader? Come visit Mr. LaJoie in Room 505 or email me at kevin.lajoie@dvusd.org.