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    Testing Tips for Competition

    With the 2019 State Career Development Conference coming up right around the corner, it’s important to review testing tips to help you get up on stage and win some DECA glass.Bring a couple #2 pencils, make sure they are not mechanical. Your test proctors may have extras, but you don’t want any additional stress while testing.Position yourself near a wall clock. Don’t rely on your test proctor giving you countdown time warnings.   Read More...

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    There is No "I" in Team

    DECA members know the awful gut-wrenching feeling of sitting down to begin preparing for a role-play or reaching the table where you meet your friendly, yet somehow still intimidating judge. They know the angst of forgetting the one piece of their presentation that they had practiced a million times. If only there was someone who could help you power through!   Read More...

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    Individual Events

    With SCDC right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about individual events you may be interested in competing in. To get a leg-up on the competition, here are some helpful tips to help you be #ReadyForIt for the 2019 State Career Development Conference:Be strategic about your selection of events. While the four content clusters are marketing, finance, hospitality, and management, individual series events are more nuanced.   Read More...

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    Running for State Office

    Each year, Oregon DECA elects six charismatic state officers to lead the organization. We are so excited to announce that this year, positions now align with DECA's mission statement! We now join other chartered associations to include the positions of President, Vice President of Leadership, Vice President of Career Development, Vice President of Marketing, Vice President of Finance, and Vice President of Hospitality.As SCDC slowly nears, we urge all Oregon DECA members who are dedicated to DEC...  Read More...

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    Chapter Team Events

    DECA’s Chapter Team Events provide opportunities to engage chapter members in large-scale school and/or community activities. Chapters will plan, implement, and evaluate activities to make a positive impact in their schools and communities. This is the easiest and best way for you and your chapter to get involved in your community and really make a difference in something your chapter may feel passionate about. Chapter events are an opportunity for a chapter to come together and organize a ...  Read More...

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