CRHS DECA

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DECA Conference Dates

  • DISTRICT 4 LEADERSHIP AND OFFICER ELECTIONS CONFERENCE

    Bunker Hills Activity Center, Blaine

    Friday, October 11, 2019

     

    CENTRAL REGIONS LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

    Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis

    Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

    December 6-8, 2019

     

    DECA NEW YORK EXPERIENCE

    Wyndham New Yorker, New York, NY               

    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

    December 4-8, 2019

     

    DISTRICT 4 CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

    Crowne Plaza, Plymouth

    Saturday Night, Sunday, and Monday

    January 11, 12, and 13, 2020

     

    MN STATE CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

    Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis

    Sunday, Monday & Tuesday

    March 1-3, 2020

     

    INTERNATIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

    Nashville, TN

    Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

    April 29-May 3, 2020

Who Can Join?

  • Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors can ALL join Coon Rapids DECA.  Since DECA is a co-curricular organization, the only other requirement is that a student must be enrolled in a marketing-related class sometime during the current school calendar year.  DECA members can begin their experience as early as the ninth grade by enrolling in a marketing, finance, hospitality, business management, or entrepreneurship course. They can retain their membership in DECA as long as they are actively pursuing courses in one of the content areas.  DECA enhances the co-curricular education of members through a comprehensive learning program that integrates into classroom instruction, applies learning, connects to business and promotes competition. 

DECA's Main Activities

  • Civic and Community Projects
    This is a very rewarding way to give back to the community through a variety of volunteering and community service activities.

    Competitive Events
    In these you can show-off your marketing knowledge in a variety of subject categories. Some categories include advertising, market research, retail marketing, management, entrepreneurship, and many other individual and team competitions.

    Special Events
    Each year DECA plans many original new exciting activities that develop leadership, organizational, and team building skills.  Get recognized by numerous business and civic community leaders. 

    What type of recognition will I receive?
    As a DECA member, you will be taken seriously and get recognition and rewards including being eligible for over $300,000 worth of national DECA scholarships.  Many of America's leading corporations actively support DECA and their members through scholarships.

     

What is DECA?

  • DECA was founded in 1946.  DECA has been represented as a student organization at Coon Rapids High School since 1965.  DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.  We are a a co-curricular student organization that serves 9th through 12th grade students at Coon Rapids High School.   DECA’s activities assist in the development of academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.

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You Should Join Now!

  • DECA is one of the best student associations in the country.

     

    DECA gives students opportunities to achieve goals, build self-esteem, and develop leadership skills.

    The opportunity to participate in a variety of activities and travel.

    Meet new people and build networking opportunities.

     

    Learn new skills and gain confidence.

    Compete with and against other students from around the world.

    TO HAVE FUN!

     

    General Membership Meetings: 

    EVERY WEDNESDAY

    @ 2:30 pm to 3:10 pm

    ROOM 114

    Make-up Meetings: 

    THURSDAY MORNINGS

    @ 7:15 am to 7:35 am

    ROOM 114

Co-Curricular DECA Courses at CRHS