Ms. Mathis

WBHS WBL

Through this site you will be able learn about the WBL program and expectations. This site will be used in collaboration with the Google Classroom site and the barrow county wbl site.


The mission of the Work-Based Learning Program is to assist in providing a highly trained, technologically sophisticated and career oriented young work force. This is accomplished by developing partnerships between business, industry, students, parents, school systems, coordinators, and post-secondary institutions which will lead the participating student into meaningful careers.

Work-Based Learning is more than just getting out of school early to go to a job. It is connecting the critical job skills you need to be successful with at-home assignments that complement the work experience that you are getting at your job.

Youth Apprenticeship offers employers in every industry the tools to develop a highly skilled workforce to help grow their business. For workers, YAP offers opportunities to earn a salary while learning the skills necessary to succeed in high-demand careers. Youth Apprenticeship exemplifies high standards, instructional rigor and quality training. Whether you are an employer looking to hire, train or retain a skilled workforce, or a worker looking for a new career in a well-paying occupation. YAP will help you achieve your goals.

Is WBL Right For Me?