About Illinois DECA
DECA is a student-centered organization whose program of leadership and personal development is designed specifically for students enrolled in marketing education classes.
DECA is the only student organization operating in 50 states, the U.S. Territories, Canada and other regions that attracts individuals to productive careers in marketing, management, business and merchandising. It is a co-curricular organization and serves as an integral part of the classroom instructional program.
DECA is important to the individual student, the school, the business community and its alumni.
Illinois DECA currently serves over 3000 members in about 55 chapters across the state.