Business & Finance

The mission of the Business & Finance Education Department is to develop the use of technology, business and economic concepts, and ethical principles that are essential to all citizens in a global economy. Business & Finance courses promote the application of acquired skills to numerous disciplines and tasks. The Business & Finance curriculum prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary for advanced study in post-secondary education and career preparation. Through a rigorous and comprehensive course of study, students are exposed to business pathways in accounting, finance, marketing and information technology. Business & Finance Education offers college credit for select courses as noted through the College Career Pathways (CCP) program partnership with Connecticut community colleges.

Mission: Develop essential business skills, innovative technological proficiency, and financial literacy.

Business & Finance is a competency-based instructional program at Conard High School and Hall High School that enables students to:

  • Function as financially literate citizens
  • Understand globalization
  • Demonstrate interpersonal, teamwork, and leadership skills
  • Elevate undeveloped skills to a greater depth of knowledge
  • Develop habits, attitudes, ethics, and legal awareness of personal and business issues
  • Develop career awareness, technological knowledge, and related skills
  • Connect high school experiences to College Career Pathways

DECA Business Club

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School Store

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Business & Finance Pathway

Through a rigorous and comprehensive course of study, students are exposed to business pathways in accounting, finance, marketing and information technology.

Communications
 Pathway

Our curriculum prepares students with the knowledge and skills necessary for advanced study in post-secondary education and career preparation.

Staff

Brian Cohen

Department Supervisor of Business & Finance, Family & Consumer Sciences, and Technology & Engineering

Carlie Dailey

Business & Finance Teacher, Student TA Program Coordinator

Andrew Rosa

Business & Finance Teacher

Holly Ruiz

Business & Finance Teacher