West Virginia

West Virginia: Simulated Workplace

  • Policy

West Virginia’s Simulated Workplace program demonstrates how states, particularly those in rural geographies, can draw on industry expertise to ensure high-quality work-based learning within a classroom setting.

Make it Count: Recognizing Prior Learning for Workforce Development (2020)

  • Research/ Report

This report from the Association of Community Colleges demonstrates how community colleges can use prior learning assessments (PLAs) to help learners bridge workforce and academic competencies. The report also explains how PLAs can be incorporated into strategies for workforce development.

CTE on the Frontier: Connecting Rural Learners with the World of Work

  • Case Study

This brief from Advance CTE, the second in the CTE on the Frontier series, explores how states can bring the experience of work-based learning and employer engagement directly to rural learners through simulated workplace experiences, innovative satellite campuses and mobile labs.