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International Career Development Conference

Congratulations to all competitors who attended and competed in this year's International Career Development Conference. With over 22,000 in attendance, this was the largest DECA conference ever to date. 

Sign Up Now For 2019-2020 School Year
  • Register for Intro to Marketing (DECA), Advanced Marketing (DECA) or Sports, Entertainment, and Hospitality Marketing to get the full DECA experience. Intro and Advanced Marketing classes run Week of Giving as well as work on DECA projects and competition throughout the year. Even if you have already registered for classes, speak with your dean or Ms. Allard to see if we can make DECA work with your schedule!
  • As always, freshmen and sophomores can join DECA club if they are concurrently enrolled in any Business and Marketing department class. Current club members must reapply each year. Look for applications in September 2019. 
What is DECA? 

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

Mounds View DECA:

  • competes against other schools at local, state and national competitions 
  • learns about marketing, finance, management and hospitality 
  • participates in real-world experiences like job shadows and field trips
  • welcomes successful professionals to guest speak
  • gives students leadership opportunities in and out of the classroom
  • runs and manages the GOLD Certified MV DECA school store
  • organizes events in and out of school
  • donates to charity and supports the community and other important causes (over $9000 last year)
Week of Giving - December 10-14th
Thank you, Mounds View community, for a successful 4th annual Week of Giving! We are proud to announce our fundraiser total,
All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Our daily winners are as follows:
  • Monday: Ms. Heinz, with $283.69
  • Tuesday: Mr. Nuss, with $266.75
  • Wednesday: Ms. Bjork, with $190.06
  • Thursday: Mr. Bennett, with $301.96
  • Friday: Mr. Goldsmith, with $1,190.62
  • GRAND PRIZE Overall Winner: Mr. Goldsmith, with $1,190.62
Other notable donations: Ms. Johnson, with $455.61; Ms. Randall, with $313.35; Mr. Oseland with $222.00; Ms. Hauth-Schmid with $214.95. Thank you to everyone who contributed to this great cause! 

Thank you to our generous sponsors, Jimmy Johns, Adagio's Pizza, Wok Cusine, Jersey Mike's, Raising Cane's, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Mounds View DECA. 
2018-2019 #ReadyForIt Hype Video
What Really is DECA Video
How to Get Involved or Join
DECA Calendar
Contact a Current Member
DECA members have the opportunity to showcase their knowledge of business, marketing, finance, hospitality and entrepreneurship through DECA's competitive events program.

Students compete in: 
- Sales Demonstrations
- Employment Interviews
- Role Play Business Scenarios 
- Professional Selling Presentations/Case Studies
- Chapter Projects
- School-Based Enterprise
- Prepared Papers and Presentations

The 2019-2020 competition dates include:
Central Regions Leadership - Minneapolis, MN - December 5-8
District 4E Competition - Blaine, MN - January 27
State - Minneapolis, MN - March 8-10
Nationals - Nashville, TN - April 29-May 2

Other important dates can be found here on the DECA calendar.