Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work -Thomas Edison
A minimum of six Work-Based Learning experiences is designated during the College and Career Awareness year to provide career awareness and exploration experiences that support and sustain classroom instruction and curriculum. These Work-Based Learning experiences are not intended to be an add-on. Work-Based Learning experiences should reflect a variety of career fields for students to explore their own interests and apply their self-discovery to the world of work. Work-Based Learning is a teaching strategy that enhances classroom learning. These experiences must occur in one or more the following four areas:
Connect the community and the classroom by using community resource persons to emphasize both work and occupations. An effective Work-Based Learning experience will:
Plan your Work-Based Learning experiences by using this helpful tool.