Course Frameworks

Course Syllabus

Course Outline

Credit: Occupational Ed. (CTE) or Elective
Length: 2 semesters (1 year)
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Student Leadership: FBLA




Students will apply marketing and business concepts of retail sales, customer service, advertising, and accounting through operating the school espresso/smoothie store. Students will also learn about the history, culture and diversity of the coffee industry and growing regions and gain barista skills.

Espresso Store - Opinion Polls



  • Jenny Huff, Human Resources Manager - Batdorf & Bronson
  • Will Frith, Trainer - Batdorf & Bronson
  • Stephanie Gutierrez, High School Coordinator - Everest College - Tacoma Campus


  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
    • Dress Code:  Business attire
    • Conferences:  FBLA
      • Fall Regional Conference
        • Location:  Little Creek Conference Center (October)
        • Cost:  app. $25 - $30
        • Keynote speaker; workshops
      • Winter Regional Leadership Conference (January)
        • Location:  Little Creek Conference Center
        • Cost:  app. $25 - $30
        • Competition; workshops; awards ceremony
      • State
        • Location:  Seattle (April)
        • Cost:  Varies due to overnight stays
        • Keynote speaker; competition; workshops; campaigning for state officer positions; fun activities at night - dances, karaoke, etc.; awards ceremony
  • WA State CPA Financial Literacy/Accounting Careers Symposium
    • Location:  Winter (Feb. or March) - Ellensburg or Spring (May) - Bothell
      • The Ellensburg location has a cost of app. $30 - $35 for the hotel (1 night); no cost for Bothell
    • Dress Code:  Business casual
    • Sponsored by the WA Society of CPAs
    • Highlights
      • Interactive small group financial literacy activities
      • Opportunities to meet local accounting professionals and university accounting students
      • Free food:  light breakfast, lunch, and limited beverages provided
      • Free registration (sponsored by WSCPA)
  • "What Employers Want"
    • Location:  SPSCC (March)
    • Dress Code:  Business casual
    • Highlights
      • Panel discussion by local business people
      • Mock job interview
      • Tour of SPSCC
      • Free lunch
      • No cost