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Texas DECA State Career Development Conference

 

Student Event Activities and Applications

In Partnership with TEXAS DECA

7 ICDC Academy Slots Available

* Note: Must be a DECA state qualifier to enter

1.  Internship Interview Event with Portfolio (1 Academy Slot)

Application

This event is designed to measure the understanding of the skills required to complete a job application for an internship, cover letter and resume to secure an interview and then how to complete an interview portfolio to be used in a face to face interview.

Complete the application, submit a resume, submit a block style cover letter, create an interview portfolio, conduct a face to face interview using your portfolio. Create the portfolio using the rubric provided and bring to Texas DECA State conference to display in the CTAT MIC Booth.

2.  Beginning E-Portfolio (Freshman & Sophomore) (1 Academy Slot)

Application

 This event is designed to measure the skills required to build an electronic version of a portfolio using presentation software such as PowerPoint or Prezi (do not use keynote unless you convert it to PowerPoint) that could be emailed. The electronic portfolio should include an introduction similar to your resume. The website should reflect sections with a minimum of Introduction (similar to an objective), Education, Skills, Achievements, Community Service or Volunteer work, and any other relevant information that would be of interest to a prospective employer or college. You must include a video introduction in one of the slides.

3.  Advanced E-Portfolio (Junior or Senior) (1 Academy Slot)

Application

 This event is designed to measure the skills required to build a web based version of a portfolio using presentation software such as WIX (any web design program of their choice) that could be published online. The electronic portfolio should include a video introduction of themselves within the web design. The website should reflect sections with a minimum of Video Introduction (similar to an objective), Education, Skills, Achievements, Community Service or Volunteer work, and any other relevant information that would be of interest to a prospective employer or college.

4.  Creation of a board game for Parker Brothers for Entrepreneurship (1 Academy Slot) or Hospitality and Tourism (1 Academy Slot)

Application

That will include a brand name, logo, game pieces, instructions and industry specific information. Participants will be submitting pictures of their game and finalists bring to state for final judging. Actual board game must be brought to Texas DECA State conference to be displayed in the CTAT MIC booth.

5.   Window Display for an apparel or accessory store (1 Academy Slot) or a sports merchandise store (1 Academy Slot)

Application

That is built in a shoebox of specific size resembling a true window display. Participants will be submitting pictures, and finalists bring the shoebox to state for final judging. Actual Window Display must be brought to Texas DECA State conference to be displayed in the CTAT MIC booth.


Summary

* Note: Must be a DECA state qualifier to enter


CTAT MIC Academy slots will be filled with the 1st Place winners of each above event. (Note the Gameboard and Window Display events have two categories for 1st place winners)

CTAT MIC will supply lessons to accompany each event

CTAT MIC will not charge for CTAT MIC DECA Advisor Members (Teacher Advisor) as a benefit of membership and $10 for Non-Member DECA Advisor(Teacher Advisor)

In the event any school has more than two 1st place winners in the Events it will be up to the school as to which two will fill the Academy slots for ICDC (Only two ICDC slots may be filled by any one school)

TEACHER ADVISOR

We will have a CTAT MIC New Teacher of the Year (Application available in Fall) Announced at Summer Conference Luncheon

We will have a CTAT MIC Veteran Teacher of the Year (Application available in Fall) Announced at Summer Conference Luncheon

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