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52 West Main Street
Washingtonville, NY 10992

Phone: 845.497.4000
Fax: 845.497.4030

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Mrs. Hartford's Website
Thank you for taking the time to visit my website. My name is Nancy Hartford and I have worked for Washingtonville Central School District since 2002 as a Business Education Teacher. Prior to teaching I was fortunate to work in business and industry for 15 years contributing many years of experience. I look forward to working with your child and welcome any feedback in order to help your son or daughter be as successful as possible here at Washingtonville.


College Accounting      
Career & Financial Management 


College Accounting

This course is an introduction to accounting practice and theory using the model of the sole proprietorship in a service business and merchandising business. The accounting process for recording, summarizing and reporting financial data is analyzed. Specialized systems in cash controls, payroll and the use of multipurpose combination journals are examined. Emphasis is placed on identifying and correcting errors and omissions and understanding their impact on financial statements.

Course objectives are reinforced through the use of manual and /or computerized practice sets. Students may receive high school credit or four college credits through SUNY Orange upon the completion of the course. Students are responsible for all fees associated with this course. This class is open to juniors and seniors.

This course is recommended for both academic and business students. It is designed to develop the basic competencies necessary for entry-level proficiency in a variety of marketing job clusters or as a basic foundation course for students planning to major in business in college. The marketing student will progress from understanding the operation of a business to acquiring more complex skills including demonstrating understanding marking research, production, distribution, retailing and promotional activities.

Recommended for students who plan to pursue a career in business directly out of high school and those students planning on attending a two or four year university with plans to study the area of business.

Career & Financial Management

This course is designed to give a real-world emphasis on real-world situations and applications. It focuses on the student's role as a citizen, a consumer and an active member in the business community. The course is designed to introduce students to the many facets of business and personal decision making they will encounter in their lifetime as well as prepare them for the business world.

This course introduces the student to exploring careers and helping students prepare a resume and cover letter as well as prepare for the interview process. The course further examines career decisions including work laws and responsibilities. The money management section is designed to introduce students to pay, benefits, working conditions, federal income tax, budgeting, financial records and checking accounts. Students will explore financial security by examining savings, exploring investing in stocks, bonds, mutual funds and real estate. Students will further investigate the world of credit; records, laws, responsibilities and costs. The decision-making process will be studied along with the decision to rent/buy a home and/or a car. Finally, students will develop an understanding of consumer rights and responsibilities including consumer protection and dispute resolution.
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