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About the Business Department

The Business department at Ponderosa High School is proud to offer a variety of Career and Technical Education courses. Students have the opportunity to receive college credit in 6 of our course offerings, including Accounting, Intro. to Business, Marketing and Intro. to PC Applications.  In addition, there are certifications available to students in the Computer Science and Engineering courses and the Microsoft Office/Intro to PC courses.  All course offerings provide real world skills that will transfer into post secondary education and workforce skills. In addition to providing a variety of courses, students have the opportunity to join FBLA or DECA. These academic organizations provide students the opportunity to apply classroom knowledge in a competitive environment. Students are able to have leadership opportunities, compete at a district, state and national level, with the chance to travel, network, and receive scholarships for college.

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Business Staff


Jennifer CormierJennifer Cormier
Business Education Teacher/DECA

Tom FlynnTom Flynn
Engineering and Computer Science Teacher

Dawn HildenbrandDawn Hildenbrand
Department Chair
Business Education Teacher/FBLA

Josh LambJosh Lamb
Business Education Teacher/DECA

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In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, the Douglas County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The School District's Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator to address complaints alleging sexual harassment under Title IX is Aaron Henderson, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado,, 720-433-1083.

Outside Agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.