In Memorium - Ms. Bonnie Cumberland

The 2002 Recipient of Minnesota DECA's Honorary Life Award, Ms. Bonnie Cumberland, has recently passed away.

Bonnie Cumberland taught Marketing Education for 34 years at Brainerd High School, and retired in 2002. She was active in her church, and the community, serving on the Brainerd Public Utilities Commission, co-president of Alpha Delta Kappa, and was mayor for the city of Brainerd for eight years, in the late 1990's.

Minnesota DECA will miss one of our advisors, Ms. Bonnie Cumberland.

(Source: Brainerd Dispatch)



DECA SCDC 2013 Conference in Review!

Join "The Movement"

This year, your DECA State Action Team has united with over 20 state associations in implementing an exciting new fundraising initiative for MDA. This initiative, known as "The Movement", is a student-led effort to raise the bar in terms of what the world thinks students can accomplish. On behalf of Minnesota DECA and National Officer Team 66, we extend to you an invitation to join this exciting endeavor. Talk to your chapter advisor for more information!

Support Minnesota DECA Partners!


Have you visited the Partners page of the Minnesota DECA website? If not, you should! Here you can find links to partners like:

  • The Finish Line
  • The Men's Warehouse
  • The Minnesota Timberwolves
  • The Minnesota Twins

We know they love our support, just as we love the support they provide our organization!



Take DECA to College With You!

Dates to Remember

You'll see plenty of Reminders on this website with important dates, always remember to check with your advisor, as he or she will know all the key dates during the 2012—2013 school year with DECA one to remember! To help you plan your year, here's a quick glance of the dates for this year's conferences:

Upcoming Events:

State Career Development Conference — March 2 - 4, 2014
  Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, Minnesota

International Career Development Conference — May 3 - May 6, 2014
  Atlanta, Georgia