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Work-Based Learning

WBL Students tour the Governor

 

What is Work-Based Learning?

Work Based Learning prepares the student for the next step after high school through authentic work experiences and classroom instruction. The goal of Work Based Learning is to initiate the transition from high school to college or the workforce. Students will gain practical work experience providing an opportunity to learn and practice essential employability skills necessary for career success. This course meets the graduation requirements for College & Career Readiness. This program allows the student to earn 2.0 credits, based on class time and work hours as an employee, student intern or apprenticeship. Students must be employed 280 hours per year. Students will complete a business curriculum to include Job Acquisition, Work Ethics/Teamwork, Business Etiquette, Career Assessment, and Independent Living (How to leave home and survive!)