Goal(s): DECA is a student-centered organization, in high schools and colleges around the globe, whose program of leadership and personal development is designed specifically for students who study marketing, finance, hospitality and management.  It prepares members to be academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible and experienced leaders. At Nashoba Tech DECA is open to grades 10 -12 students who are in Marketing or Hospitality and each member has the opportunity to participate in qualifying competitions at district, state and international conferences. 

Activities: DECA Club members learn problem solving, communication and presentation skills, as well as case study analysis.  There are multiple DECA events for students to compete by themselves or with a partner; examples include: Accounting, Apparel & Accessories Marketing, Retail Merchandising, Restaurant and Hotel Management, Sports Marketing, Business Finance, Entrepreneurship, etc. The DECA experience offers its members a distinct edge in their pursuit of college and career.