Career Preparation provides opportunities for students to participate in a learning experience that combines classroom instruction with paid business and industry employment experiences and supports strong partnerships among school, business, and community stakeholders. Career Prep experiences occur in a paid or unpaid arrangement and in a variety of instructional settings.
Practicum courses are designed to give students supervised practical application of previously studied knowledge and skills. Practicum experiences occur in a paid or unpaid arrangement and in a variety of instructional settings.
Internships are a method of instruction for individuals who, through written training agreements between a school and mentors, receive instruction, including required academic courses and related career and technical education instruction. The experience is planned and supervised by the school and mentor so that each contributes to the education and employability of the individual. PRO Internship experiences occur in an unpaid arrangement and in a variety of instructional settings.
Work-Based Learning (WBL) Handbook
WBL Handbook offers guidelines and resources related to a state WBL strategy.
Teachers Assigned to Career Preparation or Practicum Courses:
Teachers assigned to teach Career Preparation and Practicum courses must complete the Texas Education Agency approved training as outlined in §231.271.