“NSHSS’ goals and values are in perfect alignment with DECA’s mission and we are honored to collaborate with such a prestigious academic organization."
-Paul Wardinski, Executive Director, DECA Inc.
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
With a 70 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. DECA has resonated into a brand that people identify as a remarkable experience in the preparation of emerging leaders and entrepreneurs.
Together, NSHSS and DECA have a shared vision to support students in achieving their academic and professional development goals. Two award opportunities are available to support NSHSS scholars who are also DECA members, and active DECA education advisors in schools in the U.S. and abroad.