• Experience the difference with DECA...



    Since 1946, DECA has been preparing emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

  • BURKEDECA Alumni Success Stories!


    Click [here] to view our latest success stories from our amazing Alumni!


    Many thanks to our Alumni Members for 2023-2024!

Many thanks to our Alumni Members for 2023-2024!

  • Why should YOU join BURKEDECA?


    DECA Members Gain 21st Century Skills

    Through participation in DECA activities, 92% DECA members say they learned how to communicate thoughts and ideas, how to organize a presentation and more about what businesses expect from employees, while gaining problem solving skills .
    DECA Members are Leaders
    More than 90% of DECA members say their experience empowered them to be an effective leader and connected school to the real world. Nearly 80% of DECA members say DECA helped them recognize the benefits of community service.

    Gabi J.'s Community Service Project--Bulldog Day of Service

    DECA Members are Motivated for the Future
    DECA members say their experience prepared them academically for college and career (88%), influenced their college plans (68%), influenced their career plans (75%) and influenced their interest in entrepreneurship and owning a business (61%).
  • BURKEDECA prepares the next generation to be:


    DECA members are ambitious, high-achieving leaders equipped to conquer the challenges of their aspirations.
    DECA members are poised professionals with ethics, integrity and high standards.
    Recognizing the benefits of service and responsibility to the community, DECA members continually impact and improve their local and broader communities.
    DECA members are empowered through experience to provide effective leadership through goal setting, consensus building and project implementation.