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WCHS Work-Based Learning

WCHS Work-Based Learning

Program Overview

The work-based learning program provides an opportunity for students to develop a variety of skills by expanding the walls of classroom learning to include a structured work experience that is based on students’ individual career goals/pathways.

Program Guidelines

  • Students must be in the 11th or 12th grade to participate in the program.
  • Complete application packet. The packet will not be reviewed if it is not completed.
  • Submit completed resume and cover letter to WBL Coordinator via email and include in packet.
  • Recommendation Forms: Submit 2 recommendation forms from an Academic Teacher and CTAE Teacher. You do not have to be in the teacher’s current class to give them the form.
  • It must be a teacher that has taught you in an academic or CTAE course at the high school.
  • Educational/Training Agreement Form: Complete the form only if you have a job
  • Once the packet is submitted, the WBL Coordinator will schedule a conference with students to discuss enrollment and program participation.

Admission Minimum Requirements

The Student Must:

  • be at least 16 years of age
  • be on track to graduate
  • have a clearly defined career goal
  • be a student in good standing as pertaining to attendance, behavior, and grades
  • have completed or concurrently completing related coursework/pathway
  • submit 2 teacher recommendations and a resume/cover letter
  • have transportation if working off-campus
  • be willing to submit to health/substance screenings that may be required by the employer

Program Coordinator Information
Chiquita Jackson, MSW, Ed.S Work-Based Learning Coordinator
Office Location: Wilkinson County Primary School
Office Hours: 7:30 am – 3:30 pm
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