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Baltimore County 1999 Career and Technology Education Data Center and the Division of Career Technology and Adult Learning Maryland State Department of Education Work-Based Learning
Student Profile The 1,078 students who participated in work-based learning programs during the 1998-99 school year have proven how dedicated and hardworking Baltimore County public school students are. The following pages contain information obtained from an employer/supervisor survey of students who participated in a work-based learning experience. Employer and supervisor survey responses reflect how well prepared students are to participate in the career world. Carver Center Catonsville H.S. Chesapeake H.S. Dulaney H.S. Dundalk H.S. Franklin H.S. Hereford H.S. Kenwood H.S. Lansdowne H.S. Loch Raven H.S. Milford Mill H.S. Overlea H.S. Parkville H.S. Patapsco H.S. Perry Hall H.S. Pikesville H.S. Southeastern Sparrows Point Towson H.S. Western Sch of Tech. 7 56 47 24 78 63 68 88 96 38 25 26 47 70 44 50 118 49 42 $940 $6,075 $6,624 $3,582 $5,371 $6,650 $4,705 $8,717 $12,566 $3,992 $4,535 $2,887 $7,491 $8,542 $8,617 $6,300 $16,633 $6,218 $4,689 $4,963 Work-based learning participants and weekly earnings by school Gender Females................... Males..................... No Response................. 579 496 3 Average hours worked per week................... 23 Average hourly wage......$6.13 Total weekly hours worked........... 24,262 Total weekly wages.....$130,097 Average weekly wage....$154.51 General Cooperative Work Experience.......... Capstone Cooperative Work Experience............ Internships................. Mentorships................ Pre-Apprenticeship........... Service-learning............. Total number of students in work-based learning 713 129 226 0 10 0 1,078 Paid...................... Unpaid................... 854 224
Preparation How well prepared were Baltimore County work-based learning students? Exceptionally Well Prepared Well Prepared Poorly Prepared No Response Hiring and Recommending Based on your experience with work-based learning students, would you: Consider employing additional work-based learning students? Recommend other employers hire work-based learning students? 97.2% 98.9% 0.7%1.0% 2.0% 0.1% 54.0 % 43.6% 1.8% 0.6% For additional information regarding work-based learning experiences, contact: Career Clusters Consumer Service, Hospitality and Tourism Business Management and Finance Manufacturing, Engineering Technology Environmental, Agricultural and Natural Resources Health and Biosciences Arts, Media and Communication Transportation Technologies Human Resource Services Construction and Development 475 172 40 23 103 36 48 120 44 Number of Students 97.6% of Baltimore County work-based learning students were well-prepared or exceptionally well-prepared.
Learning New Skills Compared to the typical entering employee, how quickly did this student learn new job skills? 97.1% 97.7% 94.5% 97.3% 97.5% 99.1% Ability to use equipment Knowledge of job duties Technical job information Productivity Accuracy and quality of work Safe work practices Learned rapidly with little instruction 37.9 Slowly 2.0 Unable 0.2 No response 0.6 Required average amount of instruction 23.7 Required less than average instruction 35.6 97.2% of the work-based learning students learned new job skills with average or less than average instruction. Overall Rating for Learning New Skills
Skills for Success Compared to the typical entering employee, how successful was this student in applying the following Skills for Success? 95.9% 94.7% 95.2% 97.4% Plan, monitor, and evaluate learning experience Think creatively, critically, strategically to make decisions Plan, participate in, and evaluate communication experiences Understand, use, evaluate technology Work effectively with others Exceeded job requirements 39.2 Met some 2.5 No response 1.4 Met minimum 22.0 Exceeded in some areas 34.6 95.8% of the work-based learning students met or exceed minimum job requirements for Skills for Success at the time of employment/placement. Overall Rating for Skills for Success Met none 0.3
Workplace Readiness Skills Compared to the typical entering employee, how prepared was this student for the following workplace readiness skills? 98.7% 98.0% 97.9% 96.2% 99.0% 98.1% Attendance & punctuality Ability to accept supervision Willingness to take initiative Computational skills Writing skills Oral communication skills Exceeded job requirements 52.9 Met some 1.3 No response 0.6 Met minimum 17.8 Exceeded in some areas 27.3 98.0% of the work-based learning students met or exceed minimum job requirements for workplace readiness skills at the time of employment/placement. Overall Rating for Workplace Readiness Skills Met none 0.1
Qualified Compared to the typical entering employee, how qualified was this student in the following areas at the time of employment/placement? 95.9% 98.6% 96.3% 93.7% 91.3% 97.1% Ability to use equipment Knowledge of job duties Technical job information Productivity Accuracy and quality of work Safe work practices Exceeded job requirements 46.0 Met some 2.3 No response 1.9 Met minimum 20.4 Exceeded in some areas 29.1 95.5% of the work-based learning students met or exceed minimum job requirements at the time of employment/placement. Overall Rating for Qualifications Met none 0.3