DECA's guiding principles explain how they fulfill their mission by addressing what they do and the outcomes they 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. Their student members leverage their DECA experience to become academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.
Attributes and Values:
Their attributes and values describe DECA's priorities and standards. They value competence, innovation, integrity and teamwork.