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  1. Increasing Student Success 2010 National Career Clusters Institute Denver, Colorado

  2. Increasing Student Success Presenters: Michelle Walker, Ph.D. Director of Education Shane Thomas Director of Competitive Events

  3. Session Topics • DECA Overview • Supports Student Achievement • Aligns with Program of Study

  4. DECA Overview • 200,000 members in United States, Canada, Germany, Mexico, Korea, Puerto Rico, Guam • High School and Collegiate Divisions • More than $300,000 in scholarships awarded

  5. DECA Member Profile • Serves students grades 9-12 • Serves students in postsecondary • College and career preparation • Marketing • Finance • Hospitality and Tourism • Business Management and Administration • Co-curricular

  6. Business Career Oriented

  7. Academically Focused

  8. Student Achievement Support • Small learning communities • Experiential learning activities • Rigor and relevance • Diverse activities • Strong business partnerships • Advisor professional development

  9. DECA’s Comprehensive Learning Program • Aligned with clusters and pathways • Enhances teaching and learning • Competitive Events Learning Program • Conferences • Online Activities • Resources • School-based Enterprises

  10. Competitive Events Framework • Align competitive events with appropriate courses • Target competitive events to the students experiences • Build on the students previous classroom experiences • Closely align with end of course and end of program assessments

  11. Career Clusters and Pathways

  12. Programs of Study and DECAMarketing Cluster Example • 9th Grade | Introduction to Business and Marketing Course • Principles of Marketing Event • 10th Grade | Marketing 1 Course • Buying and Merchandising Team Decision Making Event • 11th Grade | Advanced Marketing Course • Marketing Management Series Event • 12th Grade | Marketing Communications Course • Advertising Campaign Event • Postsecondary | Professional Sales Major • Sales Management Event (Collegiate DECA) • Integrated Marketing Communications Academy (Collegiate DECA)

  13. Programs of Study and DECABusiness Management and Administration Cluster Example • 9th Grade | Introduction to Business and Marketing Course • Principles of Business Management and Administration Event • 10th Grade | Business Law Course • Business Law and Ethics Team Decision Making Event • 11th Grade | Business Management Course • Business Services Operations Research Event • 12th Grade | Entrepreneurship Course • Entrepreneurship Written Event • Postsecondary | Human Resources Management Major • Human Resource Management Event (Collegiate DECA) • Business, Management & Administration Academy (Collegiate DECA) • Entrepreneurship Challenge (Collegiate DECA)

  14. Programs of Study and DECAFinance Cluster Example • 9th Grade | Introduction to Business and Marketing Course • Principles of Finance Event • 10th Grade | Introduction to Finance Course • Financial Services Team Decision Making Event • 11th Grade | Accounting 1 Course • Accounting Applications Series Event • 12th Grade | Accounting 2 Course • Finance Operations Research Event • Postsecondary | Business Finance Major • Financial Statement Analysis Event (Collegiate DECA) • Financial Services Event (Collegiate DECA)

  15. Programs of Study and DECAHospitality and Tourism Cluster Example • 9th Grade | Introduction to Business and Marketing Course • Principles of Hospitality and Tourism Event • 10th Grade | Introduction to Hospitality Course • Hospitality Services Team Decision Making Event • 11th Grade | Lodging Management Course • Hotel and Lodging Management Series Event • 12th Grade | Travel and Tourism Course • Hospitality and Tourism Operations Research Event • Postsecondary | Travel and Tourism Major • Travel and Tourism Event (Collegiate DECA) • Hospitality, Travel & Tourism Academy (Collegiate DECA)

  16. Technical Skills Assessments • Competitive event exams are linked to national curriculum standards • Exam items and performance indicators • DECA Analysis Transcript

  17. Professional Development • Advisor Professional Development Plan • Train-the-Trainer Certification • Chapter Advisor Summer Institutes • Training Components • Developing performance objectives • Integrating activities into instruction • Developing strategies for implementing Performance Indicators into the program of study

  18. DECA Supports Programs of Study • Spans secondary and postsecondary • Strong partnerships • Accountability and Evaluation System • Professional Development

  19. For additional information contact: Michelle Walker at michelle_walker@deca.org Shane Thomas at shane_thomas@deca.org