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Work-Based Learning

Work-Based Learning was initiated in Georgia to insure a well educated and highly skilled workforce. It is designed to bring together the components necessary for a successful career - Education and Experience.

What does it provide?

  • Provides paid  and unpaid work experience
  • Promotes partnership between education and industry
  • Integrates academic and technical instruction
  • Provides post-secondary options

Work Based Learning Key Components:

  • Classroom-based learning
  • Workplace experience
  • Connecting activities

Using these components, students begin to prepare for a career while still in high school.

How does Work-Based Learning Work?
Work-Based Learning provides an opportunity for juniors and seniors to start preparing for a career while still in high school. Individual programs of study in the freshman and sophomore years prepare students for a successful apprenticeship.

How will Work-Based Learning benefit students?
Work-Based Learning offers students school-based and work-based

learning opportunities that are related to the student's career interest area.

Through Work-Based Learning, students are able to:

  • Earn wages while learning from skilled professionals
  • Increase career options and future employability
  • Strengthen academic skills
  • Earn post-secondary credit while in high school
  • Experience potential careers in the workplace

Upcoming Events

September 29

BOE Work Session

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

October 6

BOE Meeting

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM