February 2, 2021
EARN RECOGNITION WITH DECA'S ADVOCACY CAMPAIGN DURING CTE MONTH
Explore virtual and in-person ideas for your chapter to celebrate Career and Technical Education Month® in February to show support for CTE and earn recognition through DECA's Advocacy Campaign.
VIRTUAL ICDC
Learn More About DECA's Virtual ICDC

The core week of ICDC will be held on April 19-23, 2021, with the Grand Opening Session, preliminary competition and the on-demand Emerging Leader Series taking place. Use the links below to learn more!

CTE MONTH RESOURCES
New Recruitment Challenge

Recruit five or more alumni or professional members during February to receive free competition prep materials from Shop DECA.
Celebrate Alumni Recognition Week

Get your chapter ready to celebrate DECA's first Alumni Recognition Week from February 8-12, 2021 during CTE Month!
Using DECA's Fact Sheet for CTE Month

Use the Executive Officer Team's quick how-to guide to get the latest DECA stats and learn how to share them while advocating for CTE.
PROGRAM UPDATES
FIDM Entrepreneur of Tomorrow Challenge

Members will create a video pitch for a new product, describing the target market, launch strategy and more. Submissions are due February 7, 2021.
February's Student Video Calls

Encourage your members to connect with emerging leaders across the globe by joining February's video calls. Check out this month's topics and share with your members.
What's Happening in Your Chapter?

We want to feature you! Submit your Chapter Buzz short news stories and photos to have your members included in the final DECA Direct magazine of the year.
PARTNER NEWS
Top-Ranked Business School
The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University ranked #24 for best undergraduate business programs in 2021. Your students will add value to their education and their experience -- from their first day at ASU to graduation and beyond.
Professional Marketing Panel On-Demand
Watch a recording of a free Marketing Career Journeys virtual panel for real-world advice from professional marketers sharing key strategies and skills taught in intro marketing and entrepreneurship courses.
Discover the Future of Finance
Expand your knowledge of finance at Summer Academy Online hosted by The King’s College, New York City. Earn one college credit in a week for only $200. | July 11-16, 2021: Investments & Innovations in Finance | July 25-30, 2021: Faith and Finance
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