Work-Based Learning (WBL) is a continuum of activities that occur, in part or in whole, in the workplace, providing the learner with hands-on, real world experience. Students who participate in CTE courses will encounter WBL education and opportunities throughout this continuum.
Learning about Work
Career awareness and exploration helps individuals build awareness of the variety of careers available and provides experiences that help inform career decisions.
• Career Counseling
• Career Planning
• Career Fairs
• Career Presentations
• Industry Speakers
• Worksite Tours
(Learning about Work opportunities may occur through home high schools in the counseling department and in CTE courses.)
Learning through Work
Career preparation supports career readiness and includes extended direct interaction with professionals from industry and the community.
• Clinical Experiences
• Industry-sponsored Project
• Supervised Entrepreneurship Experience
(Learning through Work experiences may be offered through CTE courses. Internships are offered through the CTE office and in some CTE courses.)
The CTE Work-Based Learning team supports internships and apprenticeships for high school students district-wide. Click the links above to learn more about internships and apprenticeships in Cherry Creek Schools.
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