Tech-Prep at SBHS
“Pathways to Business”
Our “Pathways to
Model features articulation agreements with both two-
year and four-year postsecondary institutions.
Program allows students to begin their college career
while still in high school by earning dual credit.
Tech-Prep offers a seamless transition from secondary
school to entry into associate and baccalaureate degree
programs at the post-secondary level.
College Accounting I College Calculus (4 cr.)
(Financial Accounting, 4 cr.) English IV College
College Accounting II Composition (3 cr.)
(Managerial Accounting, 4 cr.) Fundamentals of Public
Advanced Computer Speaking (3 cr.)
Applications for Business (3 cr.)
Business Organization &
Management (3 cr.)
Concepts of Business SBHS students have the
Management (3 cr.) possibility to earn up to
Small Business Management 30 college credits in
(3 cr.) grades 10-12!
The consortium has been working together to align the
curriculum of each course to meet district, state, and college
standards and ensure a seamless transition from high school
Teachers received training in UbD curriculum writing
through grant funding and developed course outlines and
Credits are transferable from SBHS to Middlesex County
College and Kean University with potential transfer to many
other postsecondary institutions.
Students who complete Tech-Prep courses receive a college
transcript from MCC noting their “portable credits.”
Avoid need for remediation at college level
Tech-Prep students are able to take the
Accuplacer® College Placement Exam
If a student fails to pass in English or
Math, tutoring is offered at no charge
to prepare them to pass.
Special Education Program
Common Study Skills section
Services also provided for Economically Disadvantaged
and students with Section 504 Plans
“Preparing Today’s Students MCC workshops (teachers
for a Transforming Economy” and guidance counselors)
(CORD, 10/2007) Kean workshops (teachers
“Achieving Excellence in the and guidance counselors)
Context of Equity for All” “Best Practices” sessions
(Dr. Mary Bacon, 11/2008) Integrating technology
“The Millennial Generation” Contextual teaching
(Dr. Terri Manning, 11/2008) Marketing & recruitment
Understanding by Design for Career exploration
curriculum writing (Tech- Book studies
Prep and other elective
Additional PCs in business Color printers, video
labs to accommodate cameras, and digital
increased class sizes cameras for project work
Laptops for school store Software
management and curriculum New textbooks (Tech-Prep
writing and academic courses)
Desktop PC and 2 laptops Videos and publications
for Special Education Accuplacer testing and
assistive technology study resources
Summer Career Institute
Model Schools Conference
Visits to business sites School Store Operations
Visits to Middlesex CC Presentations by
and Kean University business executives
Career days including CPAs, a
securities trader, and
Job shadowing corporate executives.
Pathways to Business
Provides students with access to a small learning
community and a variety of field experiences.
Offers resources to help students succeed in high
school and beyond.
Allows students to jump start their college career.
Challenges students to meet the rigors of college study
to better prepare them for the transition to post-
Enables students to explore multiple business careers
before committing to a specific major.
Pathways to Business
Off-site Learning Experiences
WELCOME TO THE
Provides excellent job opportunities for many
people and gives workers the chance to excel in
a variety of departments.
Our Commerce University
They taught us about
important skills we need
to succeed in any aspect of
business we might wish to
Plus Keyana (on left)
graduated from South
Brunswick High School!
Welcome to the
Princeton, New Jersey
To pretending we
actually work at
We actually felt
like we were part
of the Hyatt Team!
Dow Chemical Company
April 23, 2008
Sponsored by Bob Long
Hosted by Mike Stephenson
Students see what’s cooking in the Foods Lab.
Cal taught us about business-to-business marketing
and exactly what’s in some beauty and hair products.
Six students, some of
the top earners in the
Simulation, had a
rare opportunity to
visit the floor of the
New York Stock
Exchange with their
teachers, Ms. Galaro
and Ms. Bogert, and
our wise and fearless
leader, Ms. Laskin.
Learning more about the NYSE in the Visitor’s
Gallery before going down onto the Floor.
Students lunched at “The Daily Grind”
(a.k.a. the NYSE cafeteria)
Later that week,
another group of
Bank of NY and
the Museum of
sponsored by the
Students learn about Alexander Hamilton and
the start of central banking in the U.S.
and discover ways to detect counterfeit money.
Stay tuned for more to come….
Pathways to Business