Finance

Instructor: Melanie Sprenger

If you want to work in a bank, an accounting firm, an insurance agency, or a financial advising center, then the Accounting and Finance program of study in the Finance Cluster is worth your time to explore.  The typical financial setting can be exciting but also highly stressful for employees.  If you have strong math skills and like to follow the stock market, the world of finance is right up your alley. 

OSHA

OSHA 10 is a 10-hour online training course "that covers critical workplace safety topics.  Entry-level employees with this certification have industry-specific knowledge and skills that help prevent injuries and keep workplaces safe and productive."  

OSHA 10 Hour Training Website

Governor’s Workforce Credential

The Governor's Workforce Credential is the highest award that a WV CTE student can earn.  Students must obtain at least a 3.0 overall GPA, earn at least 1 industry or state-approved credential, have at least a 95% attendance rate, pass 2 random drug tests, receive at least a 95% score on their CTE Portfolio, and earn a specific score on the NOCTI assessment in order to earn this honor.  

Governor's Workforce Credential (SWAY)

EVERFi

Everfi houses a variety of online courses for which students can earn certificates, including Financial Education, Health and Wellness, and College and Career Readiness.  These courses "bring real-world learning into the classroom and equip students with skills they need for success- now and in the future."

Everfi Website

For questions regarding this program of study, contact Finance Teacher Melanie Sprenger (msprenge@k12.wv.us).