• Websites for student use

    Use this site to take quizzes, interactive games, and chapter summaries.  A definate for helping you pass the State of North Carolina's VoCats Exam.

    North Carolina, a better place to do business.
    These links focus on business. Take a moment to explore business opportunities in the State of North Carolina. For those interested in starting a small business in North Carolina go to: http://www.nc.gov/2,2,North_Carolina_A_better_place_to_do_business,North_Carolina_A_better_place_to_do_business.html

    OR http://www.nc.gov/  and click on "To Do Business"
    SCORE: Get advice from successful business advisors. http://www.score.org/index.html
    NCDOR: North Carolina Dept. of Revenue, the North Carolina tax site http://www.dornc.com/
    IRS: Internal Revenue Service the Federal Income Tax site http://www.irs.gov/
    FTC: When the FTC was created in 1914, its purpose was to prevent unfair methods of competition in commerce as part of the battle to “bust the trusts.”   It is the only federal agency with both consumer protection and competition jurisdiction in broad sectors of the economy.  http://www.ftc.gov/
    OHSA: OSHA's mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths. Since the agency was created in 1971, occupational deaths have been cut by 62% and injuries have declined by 42%.
    US Department of Commerce Us Department of commerce 
    You might need a professional license in order to operate a business.  This is different from a business license.  To see check with the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.  Many occupations and activities must be licensed or permitted. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services oversees the issuance and regulation of the following licenses and permits.  http://www.agr.state.nc.us/
    The N.C. Department of Labor is charged with promoting the "health, safety and general well-being" of more than 4 million workers in the state. The department serves the needs of the workplace through a variety of programs aimed at making the employees of North Carolina safe.  http://www.nclabor.com/
    Looking for a job? Then visit  The mission of the Employment Security Commission is to promote and sustain the economic well being of North Carolinians in the world marketplace by providing high quality and accessible workforce-related services.  https://www.ncesc.com/home.asp

    N.C.'s Department of Commerce is the state's advocate for economic, community and workforce development.  http://www.nccommerce.com/en

    The North Carolina Department of Commerce is the state's leading economic-development agency, working with local, regional, national and international companies. The department’s mission is to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for all North Carolinians.

    Do you want to start a daycare? Then you will need to contact the North Carolina Department of Social Services: The Division of Child Development(DCD) provides training, technical assistance, and consultation for staff who work with subsidized child care programs. http://ncchildcare.dhhs.state.nc.us/general/home.asp
    Before hiring someone to work in your Daycare of with children it might be wise to check with the Department of Correction.  This is just one way to check a potential employees background. http://www.doc.state.nc.us/
    North Carolina Public Schools: http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/
    College Foundation helping you prepare for college: http://www.cfnc.org/
    An Association of Marketing Students
    NTHS: National Technical Honor Society
    The acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education. http://www.nths.org/