Start a Chapter
Advisors and Administrators
Are you a certificated-faculty member interested in starting a DECA chapter? An administrator wanting to learn more about DECA? You’ve come to the right place! Review the resources below to learn more about starting a chapter.
Are you a high school student (grades 9 – 12) interested in having a DECA chapter at your school? Great! The most important step is to find an advisor. The advisor is responsible for communicating with the Executive Co-Director. Explore the advisor section for more information.
Do you have a student who is interested in marketing, entrepreneurship, finance, management or hospitality? Are you interested in learning more about how to start a chapter at your child’s school?
Meet with school administration and faculty members at the school to learn about the local process of creating an organization at the school. It is important to note that DECA chapters can only exist as an approved organization at the high school with a faculty advisor in place.