Jordan WBL Contacts
Marta Rae Diamond
Work-Based Learning (WBL) gives students the opportunity to learn a variety of skills by expanding the walls of classroom learning to include the community. By narrowing the gap between theory and practice, Work-Based Learning creates meaning for students.
WBL provides opportunities for students to learn a variety of skills through rigorous academic preparation with hands-on career development experiences. Under the guidance of adult mentors, students learn to work in teams, solve problems, and meet employers’ expectations.
Work-Based Learning Goals and Benefits
Through Work-Based Learning, students have the opportunity to see how classroom instruction connects to the world of work and future career opportunities.
WBL Provides the Following
Active participation of educators, employees, labor, students, parents, and appropriate agency and community representatives.
Development of learning and workplace competencies.
Motivation to stay in school.
Improvement of student grades.
Improvement in student employability.
Increased awareness of nontraditional career opportunities.
Help for students in identifying Career Pathways.
Utah State Office of Education WBL site
September 19 & 20, 2017
South Jordan Middle Reality Town
October 4, 2017
West Hills Middle Reality Town
University of Utah Healthcare Career Fair
October 12, 2017
South Hills Middle Reality Town
October 17, 2017
Copper Mountain Middle Reality Town
October 24, 2017
Pathway to Professions
October 25 & 26, 2017
Sunset Ridge Middle Reality Town
November 1, 2017
Oquirrh Hills Reality Town
November 7, 2017
Elk Ridge Middle Reality Town
November 9, 2017
Fort Herriman Middle Reality Town
November 9, 2017
West Jordan Reality Town
November 21, 2017
Joel P. Jensen Reality Town
December 5, 2017
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