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High School

Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Program Highlights

Design Display Cases | Digital Marketing and Management | Management Principles | Manage the School Store | Marketing Communications | Social Media Promotions | Sports and Entertainment Marketing | Stock Marketing Simulations | Strategic Entrepreneurship

Program Description

Students will develop and implement marketing and management strategies and techniques. They will develop digital and social media promotions. Students will learn the aspects of operating a business by managing the school's Corner Shoppe. Sports, entertainment and fashion marketing and management will also be emphasized.

Teacher Information

Jennifer Pebworth
High School

Marketing & Entrepreneurship Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 ext. 22302

Program of Study

Junior Year Courses

Lab: 3 Credits
English: 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit
Science: 1 Credit
Elective: 1 Credit

Senior Year Courses

Lab: 3 Credits
English: 1 Credit
Civics/Government: 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit
Elective: 1 Credit

Electives are subject to availability and will be scheduled through your counselor.


Students working on the iPad payment system.
LCJVS student working on the computer.
LCJVS student working on a bulletin board.
Three LCJVS Marketing and Management Students

Career Pathways

  • Advertising Representative
  • Entrepreneur
  • Management Trainee
  • Marketing Associate
  • Retail Sales Associate
  • Sales Representative
  • Social Media Marketer
  • Sports and Entertainment Promoter

With Additional Training:

  • Advertising and Promotions Manager
  • Fashion Merchandiser
  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Sports and Entertainment Manager

Competency Profile

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College Credits

Upon meeting specific criteria, students have the opportunity to earn various types of college credit for career technical courses taken at Lorain County JVS. Students also have the opportunity to participate in Ohio’s College Credit Plus program. College credit opportunities vary by program and are subject to change.

Student Organizations

Students are encouraged to become involved with the career-technical student organizations related to their programs, such as SkillsUSA.  These organizations help develop leadership skills, cooperation, social interactions, and good citizenship.  All members have opportunities to participate in regional, state, and national competitions to showcase their skills and earn college scholarships.  Students who excel academically and have a commitment to community service may become a member of the National-Technical Honor Society.

Business Professionals of America, DECA and NTHS

Employment Resources

Strong partnerships between the JVS and business and industry help students gain work experience through work-based learning experiences, the JVS Summer Internship Program, and senior early job placement. The JVS is committed to helping successful graduates find employment in their career field. A detailed explanation of the student eligibility requirements for these experiences is included in the student handbook.

The JVS maintains an online job board to help connect students and alumni to local employment opportunities. The JVS website also hosts links to online resources for labor market data, as well as statewide and national career information.