MASSACHUSETTS DECA, DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION CLUBS OF AMERICA
Massachusetts DECA, Distributive Education Clubs of America, is a co-curricular career technical high school student organization that operates in over 75 comprehensive and technical high schools in Massachusetts. The organization serves about 6,000 high school members annually and prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Massachusetts DECA has been operating on a continuous basis at BHCC since September 1993, and has served approximately 68,000 student members since being hosted at BHCC. Massachusetts DECA is partially funded through a Carl D. Perkins grant from the MA Department of Education and is administered by the BHCC Grant Management Office. Additional funding comes from membership dues and conference registration fees. For more information, contact the State Advisor for Massachusetts DECA at 617-228-2024.