With over a  60 year history, DECA has impacted the lives of more than ten million students, educators, school administrators and business professionals since it was founded in 1946.  Their strong connection with our organization has resonated into a brand that people identify as a remarkable experience in the preparation of emerging leaders and entrepreneurs.  DECA's programs and activities have constantly evolved as we use the latest technology and apply cutting edge education research.  Our core forcus has remained consistent and is capture in our mission.

Guiding Principles

Our guiding principles explain how we fulfill our mission by addressing what we do and the outcomes we expect.  DECA enhances the preparation for college and careers by providing co-curricular programs that integrate into classroom instruction, apply learning in the context of business, connecting to business and the community and promoting competition.  OUr student members leverage their DECA experience to become academically prepared, community oriented professional responsible, expereienced leaders.

Upcoming Events 2018

January 3, DECA Districts 2018
Big Rapids, MI

Coming up next:

March 9-11 - DECA State 2018
Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI

2016-17 Events


  • District were held in January, 2017 - Results

  • February 15, 2017 - Caledonia DECA sponsoring first ever Career Fair

        **We are still seeing more participants for our career fair.  If your business is
             interested, please contact one of the following DECA students:

             Abigail Munger, Bryce Houser, or Leah Martin:  

  • DECA State Career Development Conference - March 10 through March 12th, 2017, in Detroit Michigan @ COBO Center
  • DECA International Career Development Conference, Aprils 26th - 29th, 2017
    Anaheim California, Anaheim Convention Center