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    Mrs. P. Bognet
    Phone: (570) 459-3221
    Grade (s): 9-12
    Subject (s): Business Education      
    Welcome to the world of Business Education.
    Develop a passion for learning. If you do, you will never cease to grow.

    The business department of Hazleton Area School District provides all students with a high quality education program that integrates theory and practice through a combination of business and computer classes. Our course offerings are designed to develop necessary skills and attitudes while promoting quality work ethics and behaviors.  Real-world, hands-on, problem solving approaches, as well as collaborative activities that foster effective teamwork and individual leadership skills, are utilized throughout our programs.  Business, economic and computer literacy skills are pertinent to success in today’s 21st century workplace and are essential in fulfilling the roles of citizen, worker, and consumer; therefore, we strive to prepare our students for their initial employment as well as their advancement and the demands for the future.


    Our business education courses provide multiple pathways for students to advance in both their academic and occupational careers.  These pathways include (but are not limited to)…

    • Preparing students for a college major in business.
    • Preparing students to enter the job market upon graduation. 
    • Preparing students for part-time jobs while attending high school or college. 
    • Helping students understand the business aspects of almost all other careers. 
    • Helping students start businesses as entrepreneurs. 
    • Helping students make intelligent business/economic decisions as voters, consumers, and workers. 
    • Helping improve family life skills, i.e., communication and finance.