Owning the Build-A-Bear Campaign

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Date: January 27th, 2017
Categorized Under: General Information

This week has marked the end of all district CDCs in Texas. It is no secret that our competitors are excitedly anticipating the arrival of our largest state conference yet of over 4,000 members. Even more exciting is the fact that…

5 Key Skills to Being a Leader

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Date: November 1st, 2016
Categorized Under: General Information

 One of the most defining character traits in DECA members is the trait of leadership. Without leadership, one can not successfully manage a business, become the CEO of a company, let alone be able to approach customers on a daily basis….

How To Own Your First Chapter Meeting!

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Date: September 27th, 2016
Categorized Under: General Information

You’ve plastered your school’s walls with posters about DECA, spread the word about the date for the first meeting, but how do you have a first meeting that gives people the information they need and gets them pumped for this DECA…

Texas DECA ICDC Travel Tips

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Date: April 18th, 2016
Categorized Under: Conferences, General Information, Upcoming Events

Whether you’re bussing from Beaumont or flying from Falfurrias here are some of Texas DECA’s top tips for Traveling to #ICDC2016.   Money Money Money! Always budget some extra money, as you never know when an unexpected cost might pop up….

District 4′s Keys to Competitive Success

Date: February 17th, 2016
Categorized Under: Chapter Spotlight, General Information

Districts III and IV attended a leadership training camp at the University Of Houston Bauer School Of Business on October 23rd. The workshops hosted by TRI Leadership helped DECA members develop and improve their leadership skills as well as learn about…

District 6′s “Day with the Stars”

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Date: February 11th, 2016
Categorized Under: Chapter Spotlight, Conferences

On October 24th, District 6 participated in “DECA Day with the Stars”. Members had the chance to interact with each other, gain important knowledge and skills for competition and everyday life, and watch an NHL game. The day began with members…

3 Ways To Make Moving For Military Kids EPIC

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Date: February 4th, 2016
Categorized Under: Community Service, General Information

With Texas DECA’s Community Service Project, Moving For Military Kids,  Texas DECA is proud to support military families in and around the San Antonio area. Here are three ways to make this campaign #Epic for your chapter. Look Around Your School…

5 Tips for EPIC Chapter Meetings!

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Date: November 2nd, 2015
Categorized Under: Chapter Spotlight

Chapter meetings are an absolutely essential part of the DECA experience, and can be a great way to connect members with the wealth of leadership building and professional development opportunities available to DECA members. However, with the large number of meetings…

Welcome Back To A Year For Moving Forward, Texas DECA!

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Date: August 26th, 2015
Categorized Under: General Information

Welcome back to the 2015 – 2016 school year, Texas DECA! As we begin the school year with lofty goals in mind, whether they be better grades, increased extracurricular involvement, or applying to colleges, let’s remember that there needs to be…

Seeking a Better Approach to Competition Prep?

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Date: August 25th, 2015
Categorized Under: Conferences, Upcoming Events

Standing on a stage hearing your name called as a winner is exhilarating for both the student and the teacher.  We know that the thrill of victory has many faces for different people.  Part of our job as teachers allows us…