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PD Opportunity: Work Based Learning Conference in Georgia

As we transition to Perkins V, Work-Based Learning and Effective Advisory Committees will play a major role in our work.  We can learn much from others including best practices, demonstrations, and collaborative opportunities. The state of Georgia will be hosting a Work-Based Learning Conference.  If you are interested, please see the information below and the attached documents.

Please see the attached documents for registration to the conference:

1.      Flyer with conference highlights

2.      Draft Agenda for Monday (Strand for Out-of-State guests)

3.      Registration/Payment form

4.      Instructions for reservations at the conference hotel

 

Sample session topics for Tuesday/Wednesday include.

·         Keynote Address from nationally recognized speaker TBA

·         Many sessions related to building successful Work-Based Learning (WBL) Program

·         Improving Your WBL Program with Effective Advisory Committees

·         Many Best Practice Strategies will be shared by Georgia Coordinators

·         CNET: Georgia’s Online Database for Records of WBL Student Experiences

·         Georgia BEST – Business Ethics Student Training

·         Importance of Employability Skills

·         Marketing your WBL Program

·         Rising Professionals – A Success Seminar for WBL Students

·         Conducting a Business & Industry Signing Day for WBL Students

·         Using Data & Statistics to Promote Your Program

·         Overcoming Legal barriers and Challenges in WBL (age, limited placements, etc.)

·         Georgia WBL Manual and WBL Standards

·         Georgia WBL Training and Delivery Model

·         Integrating WBL in Broader College and Career Readiness Initiatives

·         Strategies for WBL in Rural Communities

·         Professional Learning for WBL Coordinators

·         Supporting WBL through your Chamber of Commerce

·         WBL as a viable part of Economic Development

 

2019 WBL Conference Draft Agenda

2019 WBL Conference Flyer

2019 WBL Conference Registration Form

2019 WBL Conference Reservation Instructions for Lake Lanier Islands

 

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