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Work-Based Learning

Published: 8/15/2022 4:44 PM

Work-Based Learning Overview

Work-Based Learning Manual

The Work-Based Learning Manual provides information on the various types of work-based learning experiences such as cooperative education, entrepreneurial program, internship, mentoring, school-based enterprises, service learning and shadowing. Information also includes an overview of legal issues and guidelines for implementing the various types of work-based learning.

For specific course code information on WBL opportunities in career pathways, please refer to the Preview to Career Pathways.

Other Resources and Information

The Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) program regulation (11 KAR 15:090) has been modified to specify that only CTE pathway approved cooperative education courses may count as more than one course for purposes of satisfying yearly KEES curriculum requirements. Work-based learning opportunities not approved for and connected to CTE career pathways, may only count as one course towards KEES curriculum requirements.

Eligibility requirements that govern CTE cooperative education can be found within administrative regulation 705 KAR 4:041, Work-based learning program standards.

Tina Brogli
Office of Career and Technical Education
300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4286
Fax (502) 564-4800


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