Work-based Learning

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What is Work-based Learning?

The term, “work-based learning” means (for the purposes of Perkins V funding):

  • Sustained interactions with industry or community professionals in real workplace settings, to the extent practicable; OR
  • Simulated environments at an educational institution that foster in-depth, firsthand engagement with the tasks required in a given career field, that are aligned to curriculum and instruction.

Work-based Learning Guidance

Work-based Learning Coordinator Training

  • Work-based Learning Coordinator Training is scheduled for June 20, 2022, through September 23, 2022.

    • Registration deadline: June 17, 2022 (Registration closed.)

  • Training will combine three face-to-face days of instruction/collaboration and two virtual sessions.

  • The course instructors will supply all training resources.

  • Participants who complete training will be eligible for the WBL Coordinator Endorsement which allows coordinators to manage quality work-based learning experiences for students in all CTE program areas. A WBL Coordinator will be the point of contact for students, employers, and educators.

  • Professional Development Credits will be available through UND, NDSU and Valley City.

  • 2022 Training Schedule at a Glance:

    • June 20 – 8:00 am-10:00 am, TEAMS virtual session
    • June 27 – 8:00 am-10:00 am, TEAMS virtual session
    • July 14 – 9:00 am-3:30 pm, Face-to-face session, ND CTE Conference Room, 15th floor State Capitol, Bismarck
    • July 26 – 9:00 am-3:30 pm, Face-to-face session, ND CTE Conference Room, 15th floor State Capitol, Bismarck
    • August 8 – 8:00 am-10:00 am, Face-to-face session, ND CTE Professional Development Conference – Bismarck Civic Center
    • August 10-September 23 – Implementation & Mentorship
      • Career Advisors who completed the ND CTE Career Advisor training will only be required to attend the July 14 session and the August 8 session.
  • Learners who complete their training will be qualified to be the teacher of record for the following MISO3 codes.                 
    • 01999 – Ag Cooperative Work Experience
    • 14999 – Business Cooperative Work Experience
    • 09299 – Family and Consumer Sciences Cooperative Work Experience
    • 07999 – Health Education Supervised Occupational Experience
    • 27999 – Information Technology Cooperative Work Experience
    • 04999 – Marketing Cooperative Work Experience
    • 10999 – Technology & Engineering Education Cooperative Work Experience
    • 17999 – Trade and Industrial Education Cooperative Work Experience
    • 20076 – Career Seminar
    • 20060 – Career Management

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