September 3, 2019 - New Advisor E-blast

September 3, 2019 - New Advisor E-blast

TOPICS FOR TODAY'S E-BLAST 

*Teach DECA password change at midnight Tuesday night, September 3rd, 2019 
*Update Membership Portal
*Calendar, Advisor Guide, and Program Checklist
*Stock Market Game Resources and Deadlines
*Fall Leadership Conference Resources 

TEACH DECA PASSWORD CHANGES AT MIDNIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT, SEPTEMBER 3RD, 2019
At midnight tonight, Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the password to Teach DECA will change.  The new password will be: Evergreen1920 

UPDATE MEMBERSHIP PORTAL 
As you return from summer break, make sure to update your advisor and chapter information in the membership portal, graduate your seniors from last year, and roll forward your remaining members. Here is the information on how to do so!  Thank you! 

CALENDAR, ADVISOR GUIDE, AND PROGRAM CHECKLIST 
For your planning purposes, here is the WA DECA Calendar of Events, the WA DECA Advisor Guide, and a beginning of the year Program Checklist.  Please let me know if you need anything else! 

STOCK MARKET GAME RESOURCES AND DEADLINES 
Even though the Stock Market Game started today, YOUR STUDENT'S HAVE UNTIL OCTOBER 25 to execute their first trade! That is plenty of time to research some stocks and make smart choices. Here are some important deadlines to note: 

  • Competition Begins: Tuesday, September 3, 2019 @ 9:30 AM EST (Market Open) 

  • Student Name Submission Deadline: Friday, October 18, 2019 

  • Diversification Deadline: Friday, October 25, 2019 @ 4 PM ET (Market Close) *Please note that diversification must be maintained from this date to the end of the competition, December 13 @ 4pm EST. Team portfolios will be subject to periodic random review to confirm teams are meeting the diversification requirement. 

  • Competition Ends: Friday, December 13, 2019 @ 4 PM EST (Market Close) 

  • Portfolio Deletion: February 14, 2020 

Also, please read through the rules of the game VERY CAREFULLY as some of the rules have changed! Look for a PowerPoint overview coming by next Tuesday with some highlights of the guidelines, rules, and changes to the game! 

FALL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE RESOURCES 
As a new advisor, a great way to kick-off your year is to attend the Fall Leadership Conference taking place in BellevueHere is the conference website. Registration for first year advisors is complimentary and new chapter student registration is discounted by 50%  - only $70!  Look for some instructional videos coming in the next two weeks to assist you with the registration and paperwork process!  

OPEN OFFICE HOURS THIS WEEK:
7:30-8:00 a.m.
3:00-3:30 p.m.

ABOUT TEACH DECA

Teach DECA is a resource for all your DECA chapter needs! Gain access to helpful tutorials, download template resources for the classroom, attend interactive webinars tailored for advisors, and more. Our Chapter Support Team is also available to meet with you for one-on-one virtual coaching sessions.