State Board Policy
DESCRIPTOR TERM: Work-Based Learning Coordinator Local Work-Based Learning Coordinators
The Work-Based Learning (WBL) Coordinator is responsible for coordination of classroom instruction and work-site learning experiences for students enrolled in Work-Based Learning. 1. The coordinator is responsible for operating the Work-Based Learning program according to state approved guidelines that are published in the document entitled, "Designing and Implementing Work-Based Learning Programs in Mississippi."
2. This position shall be a full-time reimbursed position for two-hundred forty days.
3. This position shall not be assigned to any activity, which restricts the coordinator's involvement with employers/students during the regular school day. Additional duties and responsibilities of the coordinator include:
A. Ensure coordination with vocational and technical programs.
4. This position shall report directly to the local district or center director.
B. Provide in-service education to academic and vocational-technical instructors and WBL students on SCANS, employability skills, work maturity skills, and citizenship skills.
C. Serve as the community/junior college representative on the WBL Advisory Committee (cannot hold office on committee).
D. Ensure classroom instruction is coordinated with work-site learning experiences.
E. Ensure students eligibility is implemented prior to admission to the WBL Program.
F. Develop and coordinate work-site learning activities jointly with business/industry personnel, and vocational-technical instructors as documented in student's educational training contract.
G. Coordinate regularly scheduled evaluation of student trainees with business/industry personnel.
H. Effectively design and implements a marketing plan, which acquaints and/or recruits students and business/industry for participation in WBL.
I. Ensure that participants in WBL are reflective of the special population.
Legal Reference: MS Code 37-31-103