Washington Township

Public Schools | Sewell, NJ

Our Business Education Department offers a full suite of course options in the career cluster areas of Marketing Education, Office Technology, Accounting, and General Business Studies. These programs exceed National and State Standards for 21st Century Skills Life and Careers learning.

Marketing Education
  • Offering specialty courses in
    • Hospitality, Travel, Sports and Entertainment Marketing
    • Entrepreneurship
    • E-commerce; webpage design
  • Student Store learning lab
Office Technology
  • Office technology courses utilize state of-the-art  Hardware and Software, including Microsoft Office 2007 Suite
  • Model Office learning lab
  • Teaching tools/methodology include computer projection systems
  • Tech prep articulation agreement with Gloucester County College
Accounting
  • Weighted course: College Prep Accounting—uses college textbook
  • Tech Prep articulation agreement with Gloucester County College in Accounting
  • Automated accounting software incorporated throughout accounting courses
General Business Areas

courses that provide a foundation for success for all students regardless of their ultimate goals (examples):

  • Webpage Design using Adobe Dreamweaver, PhotoShop, and Flash
  • Financial Management participating in the stock market game and addressing skills sets required by Financial Literacy mandates.
  • Business and Personal Law top of page

Related Co-Curricular Opportunities:

Structured Learning Experiences: integrated education programs linking classroom instruction with internship experience for career success.

  • Cooperative Marketing Education—Students interested in internships in the marketing and retail industry.
  • Cooperative Business Education—students interested in internships in office careers and business related employment opportunities.
  • BASE: Business Academy for Studies and Experiences- an academic program that involves collaboration between the Washington Township High School, cooperating businesses, and area colleges that offers online courses.
Department Activities:
  •  DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America)
    • Association for Marketing Education students
    • One of the largest student organizations at Washington Township
    • One of the largest chapters in New Jersey
  • FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)
    • Association for all business students
    • Members actively organize a career awareness program for district third graders
  • BEHS (Business Education Honor Society)
    • Distinguishes students who excel in business education studies
    • Provides students with community service opportunities
    • Junior Achievement affiliation and participation in High School Heroes program 
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