SCHOOL-TO-WORK

stwlogo.GIF (4343 bytes)Four principles are important in the School-to-Work system. First, the legislation urges creation of a sustained, structured program of study that integrates academic and vocational instruction. The second principle underlying STW is the integration of classroom-based instruction with work-based learning. The third principle of the STW opportunities initiative is clear articulation with the full range of all forms of post-secondary opportunities. The fourth principle of the STW legislation is it should encourage learning and instruction based on high academic and occupational skill standards.

School-based learning - classroom instruction that integrated work and school-based learning and instruction based on high academic and occupational skill standards.

**Work force Data, interest assessments, career decision making activities.

Work based learning - work experience, structured training and mentoring at job sites

**Shadowing opportunities for students at the career centers, tours of career centers.

Connecting activities - a variety of activities that build and maintain bridges between school and work.

**Business panel presentations.

** Activities and programs available to schools in the Butler County VEPD - contact Debby Snyder - Vocational School-to-Work Email BJOS_DS@.swoca.ohio.gov