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The foundation of my educational philosophy is motivating every student to perform and achieve at their personal best.

Instructor’s Name: Mrs. Debra Washington

Email Address: debra.washington@lavegaisd.org

Availability: Conference Period:

Daily: 5th Period (12:40-1:28 P.M.)

Tutoring Times: Monday,Tuesday,  and Wednesday
(7:30-8:15 A.M.)

Current Courses:  Principles of Business, Business Information Management I/ II, and Career Preparation.
 
Principles of Business- Students gain knowledge and skills in economies and private enterprise systems, the impact of global business, the marketing of goods and services, advertising, and product pricing. Students analyze the sales process and financial management principles. This course allows students to reinforce, apply, and transfer academic knowledge and skills to a variety of interesting and relevant activities, problems, and settings in business, marketing, and finance.
 
Career Preparation- Provides opportunities for students to participate in a work-based learning experience that combines classroom instruction with business and industry employment experiences. The goal is to prepare students with a variety of skills for a changing workplace. Career preparation is relevant and rigorous, supports student attainment of academic standards, and effectively prepares students for college and career success.
 
Business Information Management I- Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce and post-secondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create word-processing documents, develop a spreadsheet, formulate a database, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate software.

Business Information Management II- Students implement personal and interpersonal skills to strengthen individual performance in the workplace and in society and make a successful transition to the workforce or post-secondary education. Students apply technical skills to address business applications of emerging technologies, create complex word-processing documents, develop sophisticated spreadsheets using charts and graphs, and make an electronic presentation using appropriate multimedia software.

We live in a world with evolving and innovative technology, and we must be prepared to compete and beat the competition in the job market. I will be highlighting many relevant skills that transfer into the workplace.