Nevada DECA is one of the largest Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) in Nevada with over 30 active high school and collegiate chapters across the state and over 2,000 members.
List of Chapters
|Advanced Technologies Academy||Geoff Demaio|
|Arbor View High School||Theresa Malone|
|Basic High School||Terry Ertman|
|Boulder City High School||Josh Fisher|
|Centennial High School||Rich Edler|
|Chaparral High School||Darren Hinze|
|Cimarron Memorial High School||Jason Christensen|
|Clark High School||Cheryl Burns|
|Coronado High School||Adam Bromberg|
|Davidson Academy||Mike Escobar|
|Dayton High School||Alan Watts|
|Del Sol High School||Tonya McKinney|
|Desert Oasis High School||Tina Fulks|
|Desert Pines High School||John Arfuso|
|East Career and Technical Academy||Gabe Silva|
|Faith Lutheran Middle and High School||Patrick Connolly|
|Foothill High School||Cindy Mcleod|
|Green Valley High School||Brenda Rowles|
|Laughlin Jr./Sr. High||Joseph Gromek|
|Legacy High School||Kim McCoy|
|Liberty High School||Brock Taylor|
|Mojave High School||Joseph Price|
|North Valleys High School||John Anderson|
|Northwest Career & Technical Academy||Trinity Barlow|
|Palo Verde High School||Rick Eurich|
|Shadow Ridge HS||Heather McCombs/Rocky Williams|
|Sierra Vista High School||Kim Fisher|
|Southwest Career and Technical Academy|| |
|Spring Valley High School||Don Schumaker|
|Sunrise Mountain High School||Tristan Hays|
|Valley High School||Lisa Withrow|
|West Career & Tech Academy||Stan Pack|
|Wooster High School||Dee Dee Messier|
Outcomes and Metrics
Nevada DECA has a proud history of success and innovation among DECA’s chartered associations. In the last several years, Nevada DECA students have been recognized in international competition, elected to Executive Office, selected to prestigious committees and internships, and recognized for their excellence in DECA campaigns programs. Below are some of the measurements of Nevada DECA’s success:
- In 2015-16, seven Nevada DECA teams reached the final round of international competition at DECA's International Career Development Conference, including two Top Ten finishers
- Nevada DECA has boasted DECA-certified trainers in DECA's Train the Trainer program for four of the last five years
- Nevada DECA set an international record with four chapters in the state (Basic, East CTA, Southwest CTA, and West CTA) achieving THRIVE level recognition by completing all four of DECA’s campaigns in 2013-14.
- Nevada DECA students from Southwest CTA won the first-ever DECA Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) Challenge for fashion design using recycled products.
- In 2012, Nevada DECA’s Victoria Caña was elected to serve as DECA’s Western Region Vice President, one of the highest student officer positions in the organization
- Nevada DECA was recognized as the Website Challenge Winner for chartered associations with less than 2,500 members at the 2012 State Association Management conference.
- In 2012, Nevada DECA’s Ikya Kandula and Amy Bodner from Davidson Academy in Reno were recognized as the International Champions in Hospitality & Tourism Team Decision Making Event
- Nevada DECA’s membership has grown from under 1,200 students in 2009-10 to over 2,000 students in 2013-14.
To read more about Nevada DECA’s impact and the profile of our members, please view our NRCCUA Impact Report for 2016.
To see even more about the impact of DECA, please view the DECA Fact Sheet below.