2 AgendaWhat is DECA?Who’s in DECA?Mission StatementGuiding PrinciplesThings we’re doingWhy Join?DECA PointsUpcoming EventsMembership DuesOfficersYear at a Glance
3 What is DECA? An Association of Marketing Students For students interested in business, marketing, entrepreneurship, or management.Any student can join.A fun club for students that want to get involved!!
4 Who’s in DECA?DECA is now an international co-curricular club located in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, District of Columbia, Canada, China, Germany, Guam, Hong Kong, Korea, and Mexico.
5 Mission StatementDECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
6 Guiding Principles (inner points of the diamond) DECA prepares the next generation to beAcademically PreparedCommunity OrientedProfessionally ResponsibleExperienced Leaders
7 Guiding Principles (outer points of the diamond) DECA’s Comprehensive Learning ProgramIntegrates into Classroom InstructionApplies LearningConnects to BusinessPromotes Competition
8 COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTS What do we do?SOCIALSFUNDRAISERSCOMPETITIONCOMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECTSMEETINGSLEADERSHIP TRAININGFIELD TRIPSCONFERENCESFUN!!
9 Why Join? FUN & FOOD MEET NEW PEOPLE FIELD TRIPS THRILL OF COMPETITION TRAVELGAIN LEADERSHIP SKILLSAWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPSHELPING LOCAL COMMUNITYBUILD TEAM WORK SKILLSLOOKS GOOD ON COLLEGE APPLICATIONS AND RESUMES
10 DECA PointsYou can earn points – called DECA Points for attending all our activities.These DECA Points are a way of earning end of the year honors.Point values per event:3 points for Meetings; 3 points – socials; 5 points – fundraisers; 10 points – competition; 10 points – state competition; 1 point for wearing your T-shirt every Wednesday; ½ point for every hour worked in the storeGold, Silver, & Bronze – earn these for end of the year awards.Gold & Silver – earn a Six Flags field trip at the end of the year
11 3 Categories for Points GOLD 45+ Points SILVER 35-44 point BRONZE PointsAttend 7 out of 9 meetingAttend 6 out of 9 meetingAttend 4 out of 9 meetingAttend 5 out of 7 socialsAttend 4 out of 7 socialsAttend 3 out of 7 socialsAttend 2 of 4 Community Service ProjectsParticipate in 2 Community Service ProjectsParticipate in Candle FundraiserParticipate in Fundraiser8 + hours in School Store Participation5+ hours in School Store Participation3 + hours in School Store ParticipationParticipate in Region and/or State Competition
12 Other Ways to Earn Points Our goal is to have active DECA members.Recruit students to join and earn 5 DECA points when they become a paid member.Wear your T-shirt every Wednesday for 1 DECA point.Sign up to work in the school store (right now only sign up to work once a week).
13 How much does it cost to join? Membership DUES are $20This pays for t-shirt, state and national dues, and FOOD at all meetings, and other prizes, etc.
14 Your OfficersWe need you! If you are interested in becoming an officer – see Mrs. Gravitt!We need officers!
15 Officers Needed:Officer duties include = interview with Mrs. Gravitt, participation at 90% of all activities throughout the year, dedication and commitment!VP of CommunicationsVP of Public Relations & Civic ConsciousnessVP of CompetitionVP of FinanceVP of Chapter DevelopmentHistorian
16 Upcoming Social DECA Day at Falcons Falcons vs. Panthers Sunday, September 30 – 1pm$40Invite your family, friends, etc.This is not a school sponsored field trip, so you must meet at the GA Dome.All orders and money due = August 24.
17 Upcoming Community Service 9/11 Remembrance ProjectWe will bake cookies and other treats for local fire and police departments.We will spend Monday -9/10 putting baskets together.Monday, 9/10 3:30-5:00 p.m.– we will deliver to Trickum Rd. and other Stations.Sign up to participate.
18 Upcoming Fundraiser Yankee Candles Fundraiser We will begin our sales in September and sales will run through the Sept. break.All orders and money will be due Monday, September 24th after the break.This will help to pay for future DECA events.Information will be given in class and packets given to non-class members at the next DECA meeting.
19 Next Meeting Tuesday, September 11th After school - 3:45 – 4:30 p.m. Food and snacks providedBring any interested friends.We will be signing up for the Fall Leadership Trip! Only the first 15 that sign up can go!!!
20 Design our DECA T-shirt Help us come up with our new DECA T-shirt design for this year.Requirements:Must have River Ridge DECAMust have yearMust have “Thrive” theme
21 DECA FALL RALLY Friday, October 12 $40 for students who don’t wish to ride unlimited rides; $45 for students riding unlimited rides. Price includes charter bus, registration, admission, and rides. You will need to bring money for food.Sign up if you plan to attend. Money due at next DECA meeting!
22 DECA Fall Rally What Were Doing There…. 9:30am-10:00am Registration10:00am-11:30am General Session/Keynote Speaker11:30am-12:00pm Chapter Membership Poster Voting12:00pm Lunch (at the Fair)1:00pm Fair Rides Open1:00pm DECA Theme Speech Competition (open to spectators)1:00 – 4:00 – Enjoy fair!
23 Fall Rally Competitions Georgia DECA will have 4 competitive events at the Fall Rally!Chapter T-shirt DesignChapter BrochureChapter Membership PosterIndividual DECA Theme Speech
24 1 Design Per Chapter:Visual Appearance (20 points)2. Creativity (20 points)3. Use of Logo (20 points)4. Overall Design (40 points)DIVISION CHAPTER T-SHIRT DESIGN, BROCHURE, AND POSTER EVENTAWARDS:1ST PLACE- $150, Plaque & Georgia National Fair Ribbon2ND PLACE- $100 & Georgia National Fair Ribbon3RD PLACE- $75 & Georgia National Fair Ribbon4TH PLACE- $50 & Georgia National Fair Ribbon5TH PLACE- $25 & Georgia National Fair Ribbon6TH-10TH PLACE- Georgia National Fair Ribbon
26 Year At A Glance SOCIALS FUNDRAISER COMMUNITY SERVICE CONFERENCES/ FIELD TRIPSDECA Day at the Falcons – 9/30Yankee Candles9/11DECA Fall Leadership – 11/1-11/2Stevi B’s Pizza –DECA Week Comm. Serv. ProjectDECA Rally –10/12Cagle’s Corn Maze –date TBDOtis Spunkmeyer cookies salesNursing Home visit - NovemberRegion Competition-1/24/12Halloween breakfast – 10/30Adopt A ChristmasState Competition-Holiday Party – 12/6Nursing Home visit – February/MarchInternational Competition-Movie Night (Jan)March of Dimes walk - AprilSix Flags-4/26/12