Start a new chapter

Coming Soon – A step-by-step guide to help you bring DECA to your school.

Professional Development

DECA offers training, resources, information sharing and networking opportunities to advisors. 

Member Registration

Member registration is completed and dues are paid through DECA Inc. Review the Membership Registration Procedures.

State Charity

Learn about how your Chapter can support the The Alzhiemer’s  Association.


Instant access to your New York DECA resources and documents.


Each day, thousands of teachers across the globe and over 200 throughout New York use DECA in their classrooms, instructional design, and educational programming. DECA Advisors can gain access to decades of experience and expertise through our DECA Chapter Support Center. 

Starting a new DECA chapter at your high school will be one of the best decisions you ever make! As you begin this process, remember that the DECA staff is here to assist you! 

Matt Arnette
Membership Manager
[email protected]
703.860.5000 ext. 243



Details Coming Soon


Alzhiemer’s  Association

Together, We Can End Alzheimer's.  This year, New York DECA has selected Alzheimer's Association as our state charity organization. 

Please contact Luke Puthamana for more information. Together, we can end Alzheimer's.

Luke Puthamana
[email protected]

Thank you for your support of this worthwhile charity!


  • Alzheimer's disease is the 6th leading cause of death in the united states.
  • 16.1 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias. 
  • These caregivers provided an estimated 18.4 billion hours of care valued at over $232 billion. 
  • Between 2000 and 2015 deaths from heart disease have decreased 11% while deaths from Alzheimer’s have increased 123%.
  • 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. It kills more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined.
  • Early and accurate diagnosis could save up to $7.9 trillion in medical and care costs. 
  • In 2018, Alzheimer’s and other dementias will cost the nation $277 billion by 2050, these costs could rise as high as $1.1 trillion.
  • 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. By 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 14 million.
  • Every 65 seconds someone in the united states develops the disease.