Focus on the Future!!!

Getting Started:

A student wishing to join WBL must first click on Admission Requirements above to see if they are eligible.  If they are eligible, they should see Mr. Eric Taylor for further instructions.

Mentors wishing to employ a WBL student, or a parent wanting their child to participate should contact Mr. Eric Taylor at etaylor@charlton.k12.ga.us, or 912-496-2501.

Stay Connected:

Also stay connected by signing up for text reminders from Mr. Taylor through Remind101.com.  Just text @taylorwbl to (858) 997-1093. 

Course Objective:

Work-Based Learning provides students with opportunities for instruction in both academic and occupational skills, career exploration, and guidance in identifying employment and educational goals.  Students have the opportunity to connect what they learn in school with work-site application to enable a smooth transition into the workforce and/or education beyond high school. WBL increases student motivation by showing the relevance between school and work, provides opportunities to explore possible career fields, helps to develop workplace responsibility, positive attitudes and work habits, and encourages the pursuit of education after high school. 

Course Topics:

  • Work-based Learning Responsibilities and Documentation (Student Work Folders)

  • Employer Expectations

  • Skills for Success (Teamwork, Communication, Work Ethics, Safety, Computer and Internet Skills, Interpersonal Skills, etc.)

  • Career Planning (Researching Careers and making Career Decisions)

  • Employability Skills ( Applying for employment, pre-employment tests, and interviewing skills)

  • Succeeding in the Workplace (Job satisfaction, Changing jobs, Workplace conduct, Diversity and rights, Handling job stress)

  • Managing Your Income (Budgeting, Credit, Insurance, Taxes) and Time Management