• 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
      •    Internships
      •    Pre-apprenticeship
      •    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.) 

    • Learning at Work

      Career training occurs at a work site and prepares individuals for employment.
      •    Apprenticeships  Including Future Educator Program (FEP)

      (Learning at Work opportunities are offered through the CTE office.) 

Last Modified on January 10, 2024