Early College Work-Based Learning (WBL)

Published on: 7/31/2021



WBL Course Overview:

The purpose of work-based learning is to provide rising juniors and seniors the opportunity to connect what you learn in school with work-site applications to enable a smooth transition into the work force and/or postsecondary education after graduation from high school.

 

WBL Course Goals:

• Increase student awareness of career planning.

• Inform students of the increasing complex world of work.

• Assist students in developing appropriate attitudes about work.

• Provide students with a safe and educationally sound work environment, while insuring that student learners receive adequate compensation for their efforts.

• Provide the opportunity for learning useful employability skills on real jobs under actual working conditions.

• Help students to recognize how they can prepare for and advance in the workplace.

• Empower students to think critically and for themselves.

• Reinforce basic skills in communications and human relations.

• Provide a realistic environment in which the student may explore interests/abilities.

• Assist students in the development of good work habits, attitudes, appreciation and respect for work necessary for individual maturity and job competence.

• Expose students to an additional learning situation for developing marketable skills.

• Assist students in fulfilling responsibilities at the training location and classroom responsibilities in an efficient manner.

• Require prompt completion and maintenance of all necessary forms/reports related to employment.

• Assist students in the development of appropriate dress, promptness, and courtesy in the workplace.

 

If you are interested in joining and learning more about the program for Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022, please click WBL Application and additional information will be provided. You can also email Mrs. Rhonda Roberts at Rhonda.Roberts@sccpss.com.​

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