|Course Number:||EDU 5515 C24 (graduate), EDU 4710 CFS3 (undergraduate)|
|Dates and Times:||October 7, 2017 and ending December 9, 2017, independent study format with a combination of online & in-person sessions, the first in-person session will be held in Middlebury, VT on October 7 from 9 am to 12 pm, other in-person session dates and locations will be determined by the group.|
Note: Please register online. Purchase order or payment of $1,100, payable to RRWIB, is due at the time of registration. Please mail check to the Castleton Center for Schools, PO Box 6049, Rutland, VT 05701. If you wish to pay by credit card, please call the Center for Schools at (802) 770-7060.
In order to develop legal, safe, and effective work-based learning programs and experiences, school personnel must understand labor and safety laws and practices, sales and marketing, career development strategies, effective systems for organizing, monitoring and evaluating student learning opportunities with businesses and community partners.
As its primary reference, this course uses the Vermont Agency of Education “Work-Based Learning Manual, A Guide for Developing and Implementing Quality Experiences for Students” (2014). This course provides participants with the knowledge base needed to develop a coherent school work-based learning program.
This course will provide participants with the knowledge base to developing a coherent school work-based learning program relative to:
Throughout this curriculum, participants will engage in planning, and when possible, operating under a WBL educator’s license or other position that allows for implementation of some or all areas of study.
Class 1 - Course Introduction October 7 – Middlebury
Class 2 – Introduction to US Fair Labor Standards October 7 – Middlebury
Class 3 – Federal and State Labor Laws On-line
Class 4 – SAFETY! On-line
Class 5 – Insurance & Risk Management On-line
Class 6 – Training Plans November 4 - Middlebury
Class 7 – Student Evaluation November 4 - Middlebury
Class 8 – Managing for Work-Based Learning On-line
Class 9 – Marketing, Sales & Employer Communication On-line
Class 10 - Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Literacy November 18 - Middlebury
Class 11 – WBL for Students with Disabilities On-line
Class 12 – Part 2 - WBL for Students with Disabilities On-line
Class 13 - Ensuring & Encouraging Equity On-line
Class 14 – Personal Learning Plans, Performance-Based Learning December 9 - Middlebury
Class 15 – Reflection, Course Project Presentations & Evaluation December 9 - Middlebury
Work-Based Learning Manual: A Guide for Developing and Implementing Quality Experiences for Students, Vermont Agency of Education ISL, High School and Adult Division (2014).
Materials Developed as Part of Vermont’s Work-Based Learning Curriculum including instructional and reference materials for all course sessions.