Academy Director:

Academy Teacher Team & Schedule:

Teacher's NameDebra Blanchard
Course(s) TaughtMarketing Essentials
Period Taught1,5,6,7
Debra Blanchard
Marketing Applications
Debra Blanchard
Marketing Management
Debra Blanchard
Marketing Education Directed Study

*Please upload your supporting documents in the column below for each standard.



Standard 1: Integrated Curriculum / Projects
Will be creating integrated curriculum with English department for upcoming 2015-2016 year
Have collaborated with Academy of Graphic Arts & Design to create posters for our events and cookie/popcorn sales
Curriculum In Action:

Curriculum In Action:

Standard 2: Career Focus
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DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

DECA Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit student organization with more than 215,000 members in all 50 United States, the District of Columbia, Canada, China, Germany, Guam, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Spain. The United States Congress, the United States Department of Education and state, district and international departments of education authorize DECA's programs.

Deltona High DECA Visit our Deltona website which was created by Christopher McKechnie, an 2nd year AEMM student


2010-01-01 00.00.00-106.jpgDECA's FL Vice President, Wesley Lopez's visit to enhance students' knowledge of what DECA offers and to excite students about the annual competitive events

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Entrepreneur Chris Elmer, President of PaySmart USA, speaks with students about creating a successful business and then makes repeat visits to speak individually with students who have questions about businesses that they are interested in starting.

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Lori Marie Huertas, M.S. gave a presentation on Northwood University - located in West Palm Beach, FL. It is a business college that educates managers and entrepreneurs.

Full Sail University LOGO.pngRobin Lacerenza gave a presentation pertaining to Full Sail University's business/marketing programs


AEMM & DECA students created a "SUPER HERO Walk-a-Thon" to raise funds and toys for the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando
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Marketing Education Directed Study students created and managed the "ZUMBATHON for MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association) and raised @$3,500 with the assistance of Lourdes Leon and her 20+ licensed zumba instructors! EXCELLENT job!
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Gilarys smiling and greeting our 135 participants It was a HOT & sweaty event, but many stayed and zumba'd for 2 hours!

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Jack and Melianne selling/marketing concessions Veronica, project co-chair, managing the event

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Zumbathon planning session: Project manager, Veronica, with Chris Brown of BLAST Productions and Lourdes Leon, lead Zumba instructor

ZUMBATHON flyer created by co-project manager, Tyler Leonard

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Standard 3: Program of Study

Standard 4: Advisory Committee
In the process of recruiting businesses - i.e. PaySmart USA, BLAST Productions
Standard 5: Enrollment

Standard 6: Pure Schedule

Standard 7: Common Planning / Collaboration

Standard 8: Staff Development
Academy Directors' Meetings - January 20th, March 17th
Standard 9: Articulation

Standard 10: Workbased Learning
H&R Block Budget Challenge - Students participated for several weeks in a finance simulation to test their skills in money management
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Standard 11: Capstone Project
9th - Marketing Career Portfolio
10th - Business Plan / Box Project
11th - Annual FASHION SHOW
12th - EOC Business Development & Plan
Standard 12: Marketing
Marketing Applications Students - RUN DMC - during class, baking Otis Spunkmeyer cookies to sell, as a part of their curriculum - create posters and flyers (promotional materials) to advertise the bi-monthly sale.

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2015 DHS Showcase Academy Students 4th Year Jack Nunez & 3rd Year Shelby Hernandez getting ready to meet and greet potential AEMM rising freshmen
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2015 DHS Showcase Academy Student Jack Nunez utilizing marketing/sales presentation skills to entice future academy students
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2014-2015 Academy Ambassador, Tyler Leonard,a leader and project manager, who promotes and markets our Academy and our community events

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AEMM students promoting / marketing the benefits of our Academy to a rising freshman at this year's County High School Showcase at the Volusia Fairgrounds

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2014-2015 DECA shirt designed by students
Final Evaluation: