Work-Based Learning

Resources on topics such as experiential learning, internships, school-based enterprises and apprenticeships

  • Guide/Tool
June 2022

Effective work-based learning (WBL) toolkits foster understanding between industry partners and states and create a useful resource for centralizing WBL goals, language and means of implementation.

  • Snapshots
June 2022

An overview of Year Two progress and priorities for the Boston, Massachusetts site.

  • Snapshots
June 2022

An overview of Year Two progress and priorities for the Dallas, Texas site.

  • Guide/Tool
March 2022

In 2020, Advance CTE, through the Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship (PAYA),

  • Guide/Tool
February 2022

As youth apprenticeship has gained traction across the United States, many programs have adopted the Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship (PAYA) 

  • Research/ Report
February 2022

This paper, produced by Advance CTE, ACTE and ECS, is the ninth annual review of CTE and career-readiness policies in the states and territories. The report highlights notable legislation, board rules, executive actions and governor-led initiatives in each state.

  • Research/ Report
November 2021

In addition to enabling learners to gain work experience while in high school, work-based learning helps students hone the academic, technical and employability skills needed to succeed in postseco

  • Research/ Report
November 2021

Every year, 3.7 million learners graduate from American high schools, and most head directly into the workforce, the military or a postsecondary learning experience.