• title EARN CTE AND ELECTIVE CREDIT TOWARD GRADUATION WHILE PREPARING FOR A REWARDING CAREER RIGHT OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL! 

  • Hands-on, team-centered approach for students to learn entrepreneurial skills. Using a network of education business and community leaders to ensure students are college, career and future ready. 

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    Program Description: Do you have an interest in starting your own business?  The Small Business Start-Up program is an exploratory program that introduces students to the process of launching a business.  Using a hands-on, team-centered approach, students will sharpen communication and collaboration skills, explore how to create a plan, raise funds, hone customer service interaction, develop as a leader, and learn foundational financial concepts.  Students will explore the educational and entrepreneurial opportunities available from many fields including finance.  

    High School Equivalency Credits: Students earn 3.0 credits per year allocated as 1.0 Career Technical Education and 2.0 Elective. See how these credits satisfy graduation requirements in the Program of Study.

    College Credits: Credits available through South Puget Sound Community College: up to 5 credits, Clover Park Technical College: up to 7 credits, Bates Technical College: up to 5 credits, or Pierce College: up to 5 credits

    Students who successfully complete the program and have earned a grade of B or better for all grades, will be eligible to apply.

    Career Pathways: Customer Service, Office Clerk, Secretary, Administrative Assistant, Bookkeeping, Accounting Clerk, Accountant, Financial Manager, Human Resources, Retail, Hospitality  Check out the Career Pathways page for more information! 

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