DECEMBER NEWSLETTER

Note: advisors, even though the newsletters can not be visibly found on the website, you are more than welcomed to copy the link to the newsletter and share it out with your chapter officers.

Louisiana DECA Updates:

Registration for the Louisiana State Career Development Conference begins in January.  Registration forms will be emailed to advisors on Jan. 4.  Registration is from Jan. 4-31.  Online testing at schools will be Feb. 3-9 with advisors selection which dates to test.  The state conference will be held at the Baton Rouge Marriott on March 6-8.

The Emerging Leader Honor Award will be completely electronic this year and free as a result. The application window is now open to seniors with a 3.2 GPA or higher. 

DECA Inc. Updates:

Important Dates:

MATCH YOUR MEMBERSHIP DUES
https://www.decadirect.org/2020/11/10/announcing-new-membership-incentives-for-2020-2021/

December 18:
STOCK MARKET GAME ENDS

January 4-31:
REGISTER FOR THE STATE CONFERENCE


January 11:
SCHOOL-BASED ENTERPRISE CERTIFICATION DOCUMENTATION DUE
deca.org/sbe
 
January 15:
STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS DUE ONLINE
deca.org/scholarships

February 3-9
TAKE ONLINE EXAM(S) FOR STATE CONFERENCE COMPETITION

March 6-8

LOUISIANA DECA CAREER DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE

March 16
ICDC REGISTRATION DUE TO STATE ADVISOR

April 23-26
ICDC IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA

Improve DECA role plays with this overview for students on General advice, unpacking the role play, and role play timing, all with supporting documents.  Show students this video:
  •  DECA's Video call series!

  • New Membership Incentives

  • Membership Recruitment Toolkit

  • Scholarships! 

Scholarships are due January 15, all grade levels (from high school freshmen to Collegiate DECA members) are welcome to apply. Unless the scholarship application specifically requires a grade level/collegiate, you can safely assume that all members can apply.

  • Elevate your leadership with the DECA Leadership Styles Quiz and discover insights on who you are as a leader.