ONTARIO Engage Educate EmpowerAugust 1, 2012Dear Chapter Advisors and Teachers:Welcome back!!! This year will prove to be the best yet for DECA Ontario as we enter our 34th year. We are expectingto grow to over 9 000 members with new chapters already registered for this coming year!Our 34th Annual DECA Ontario Provincial Competitions are scheduled for February 11th and 12th, 2013 at the TorontoSheraton Centre in downtown Toronto. Top winners will advance to the Internationals, which will be held in Anaheim,California from April 22nd to 29th, 2013.Teachers receiving this package, who are new to DECA Ontario, are asked to carefully review the contents and considerthis learning opportunity for your students. DECA could be the tool to bring excitement and increased enrollment toyour business department as our courses are truly optional for students.Please feel free to contact any Board or Advisory Council member in your area if you have any questions about ourprogramme.Board of Directors:Olga Plagianakos East York CI Provincial Advisor firstname.lastname@example.orgGreg Gregoriou Parkside HS Student Executive Director email@example.comShalina Khanna Scarlett Heights Entrepreneurial Academy Provincial Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.orgCarleton Banks Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. Treasurer email@example.comCorwin Wong DSM Computing Solutions Inc. Website Development firstname.lastname@example.orgJen Hughes Metrix Group Secretary email@example.comNerissa Coronel St. Roch CSS firstname.lastname@example.org Advisory Council Co-ChairsScott Kilby Parkside HS email@example.comAdvisory Council:Carolyn Ratz St. Benedict CHS firstname.lastname@example.orgJordan Hoffman Tanenbaum CHAT South email@example.comMichele Axelrod Richmond Hill HS firstname.lastname@example.orgNerissa Coronel St. Marguerite d’Youville SS email@example.comPatricia Hopwood-Jones The Woodlands School firstname.lastname@example.orgScott Kilby Parkside HS email@example.comJoanna Morra Mary Ward firstname.lastname@example.orgCarolyn Ratz St. Benedict CHS email@example.comHuw Davies Kingston CVI firstname.lastname@example.orgProvincial Officers:James Sun President Earl Haig SS email@example.comMariam Rafo Secretary Notre Dame SS firstname.lastname@example.orgJerry Zhang Communications & Public Relations Bayview SS email@example.comIsabella Chiu Events Coordinator University of Toronto Schools firstname.lastname@example.orgSarah Liu Events Coordinator University of Toronto Schools email@example.comJake Jardine Reporter Parkside HS firstname.lastname@example.orgKatie Flanagan Chapter Development Officer Sir John A. MacDonald SS email@example.comJack Fenton Chapter Development Officer Bayview Glen School firstname.lastname@example.orgAndrew Shon Chapter Development Officer Earl Haig Secondary School email@example.com
W H A T ’ S G O I N G O N ? 2012 – 2013 DECA Ontario TIMELINE (these dates are TENTATIVE at this time)September 17, 2012 Deadline to register for DECA Ontario Fall Symposium and Annual General Meeting; check www.deca.caSeptember 24, 2012 11th Annual DECA Ontario Fall Symposium and Annual General Meeting Capitol Banquet Hall, 6435 Dixie Road (905) 670-0635October 11, 2012 Deadline for registration and payment for Central Region Leadership Conference in Detroit, Michigan. Register online through www.deca.ca by October 11, 2012.October 12, 2012 Deadline for DECA Ontario Membership registrations (Must be postmarked by October 12, 2012. Register online at www.deca.ca website ONLY; $35 per student (includes membership dues AND Regional Qualifier fee) and $30 Chapter Fee (Chapter fee waived for new chapters). **NEW THIS YEAR: No late fees will be accepted. No members can be added after October 12th.**November 1, 2012 Online Multiple Choice Exams ~ between 7:00am-7:00pmNovember 15-18, 2012 Central Region Leadership Conference in Detroit, MichiganRegional QualifiersOctober 25, 2012 Toronto Regionals ~ Seneca College, Newnham Campus, 1750 Finch Ave. East Toronto, ON, M2J 2X5 (404 and Finch Avenue)October 26, 2012 York Regionals ~ Seneca College, Newnham Campus, 1750 Finch Ave. East Toronto, ON, M2J 2X5 (404 and Finch Avenue)November 4, 2012 Nor-Eastern Regionals ~ Sinclair Secondary School, 380 Taunton Road East, Whitby, ON L1R 2K5 (905) 666-5400November 6, 2012 Hamilton Regionals ~ Hamilton-Wentworth/Upper Grand DSB/Thames Valley DSB/Halton DSB & Private schools ~ Hamilton Convention Centre, 1 Summers Lane. Hamilton, ONNovember 10, 2012 Waterloo Regionals ~ Sir John A. MacDonald Secondary School, 650 Laurelwood Drive, Waterloo, ON, (519) 880-9979November 24, 2012 Peel Regionals ~ Gordon Graydon SS, 1490 Ogden Avenue Mississauga, ON L5E 2H8 (905) 274-2391December 7, 2012 Deadline to register for DECA Ontario Provincial Competition (Registrations and payment details will be e-mailed in the beginning of November)January 16, 2013 Deadline for LDA reservation cheques to be submitted to the DECA Ontario Office at 100 Richmond Street West, Suite 341. $100 per student, to a maximum of 2 students per schoolJanuary 16, 2013 Deadline for Written Event submissions; soft copy to be submitted to turnitin.com and ONE hard copy submitted to the DECA Ontario Office at 100 Richmond Street West, Suite 341 no later than 4:00pm. Ontario ‘Competitive Events Checklist’; make sure you follow THIS format for Provincials. Submit only ONE paper.
February 11 - 12, 2013 DECA Ontario Provincial Competition - Toronto Sheraton CentreMarch 1, 2013 Deadline to submit online registration and payment for DECA’s International Career Development Conference (ICDC) to Olga PlagianakosApril 7, 2013 Pre-ICDC meeting for ALL participants attending the ICDC in Anaheim, California; Capitol Banquet Hall, 6435 Dixie Road (905) 670-0635April 22 -29, 2013 67th International DECA Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Anaheim, CaliforniaMay 6, 2013 Provincial Student Executive Applications are due to Greg GregoriouMay 12, 2013 Provincial Executive Interviews to take place at Toronto Sheraton CentreMay 17, 2013 Deadline to register for DECA Ontario Bowl BlastMay 25, 2013 11th Annual DECA Ontario Bowl Blast and announcement of 2013 – 2014 Provincial Student Executive MARK THESE IMPORTANT DATES IN YOUR CALENDAR!