Talent Series: Work-Based Learning

2023 Tuesday Talent Series:

Work-Based Learning (WBL): Connecting Businesses to Local High School Students for Today and Tomorrow’s Workforce Needs

Presented By: Stefanie Merrell, K12 WBL Business Liaison, and WBL Coordinators from Fort Collins high schools to learn more about K12 work-based learning.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Online Presentation
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This discussion will include the following:
  • An introduction to Stefanie Merrell, K12 WBL Business Liaison
  • An introduction to Fort Collins’ WBL Coordinators
  • An explanation of work-based learning and opportunities to support businesses and students
  • An overview of goals shared by business and high school
  • A discussion surrounding benefits to businesses
  • A tour of Xello, the career exploration tool used to connect businesses to students
  • How to connect and participate in work-based learning

The 2023 Talent Series is sponsored by:

About the Talent Series

The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce launched the Talent Series in 2022 to compliment the Talent Summit and expand the knowledge around workforce issues. Each seasonal cohort of the series includes presentations from experts in the field on timely topics including: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Family-Friendly and Age-Diverse Workplaces, Apprenticeship Pathways, Skills-based Recruitment; as well as, a hands-on career tours. The Talent Series aims to provide more in-depth presentations, hands-on learning, and opportunities to continue and support employers in attracting and retaining the talent they need. You can find all upcoming presentations, along with resources and past recordings here.

If you have any questions, comments or other ideas, please contact Yvonne Myers, Vice President of Strategic Initiatives at [email protected].

Date: Tuesday, April 18th
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Online Presentation

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