You Are DA BEST! You are an elite group within this school. It is a privilege to get to participate in the WBL program. You represent young adults, your families, PHS and Pickens County Schools in our community…….. If you mess up, there is an AP Calculus or Chemistry Class waiting for you……
FIRST THINGS FIRST! Before Anyone Can Leave… Review Rosters & Schedules Applications (must be complete) Review Documentation (permission forms) SIGNED! Review Daily Procedures Review Monthly Assignment Procedures WBL Placements Notebooks (put together)
Work-Based Learning (WBL) Notebook Each Student will create a 1- inch presentation style notebook. This will be the manual for this course. It will have ALL of your assignments for the whole year….. And is due at the end of the course. Final Exam-20% You are responsible for keeping this up-to-date! Watch for “spot- checks”! What happens if I lose it!? Don’t.
NOTEBOOKS 1-inch presentation style binder, insert the following: Cover Page - (On Front) Mrs. Parker will supply (you may create your own if preferred ) Title Page - (Inside) Your Name, Internship Placement, Address of Business & Mentor Name(s), Work Schedule Table of Contents Name in the spine- Ms. Parker will supply these Divide into 8 sections See next slide
NOTEBOOK Divide into 8 sections Make 8 Title Pages………. 1. “Employment Forms” ( Cover Letter, Resume, Reference Sheet, Letter of Recommendation, Career Plan) 2. “Documentation Forms” ( Permission Form Packet) 3. “Attendance” (Timesheets and Paystubs) 4. “Journals” ( will include summary of activities ) 5. “Employability Skills” 6. “Placement Information” 7. “Handbook” 8. “Evaluations”
NOTEBOOKS Keep notebooks up-to-date, neat and organized. Remember, this is a major part of your final exam. This will become a valuable tool you can use for job interviews, college scholarship applications and interviews, & college interviews.
NOTEBOOKS Where are the assignments?? WBL Notebook: All Assignments will be found at the following website: www.pickenswbl.weebly.com www.pickenswbl.weebly.com This “orientation” Power Point will be found on the website on the “Other Resources” Tab
ASSIGNMENTS All Assignments will be on-line! 1.Select Junior or Senior from the “Students” tab 2.Review the directions about saving your work with the correct file format: first inital.last name.month. assignment name 3.Click on the hyper-linked month from the list
ASSIGNMENTS 4.Open or download the Monthly Checklist 5.Open or download assignments 6.Save assignments using the correct file format 7.Submit to Mrs. Parker’s Dropbox via the dropitto.me link – password is on the website 8.Hours Documentation Forms EVERYONE Hard copy 9.Check Stubs - Paid Employees ONLY
Using the Web-site…. We will have a “practice assignment”. I will ask you to “drop” your notebook Title Page To make sure everyone understands..…. Title Page- (Inside) Your Name, Internship Placement, Address of Business & Mentor Name(s), Work Schedule If you don’t have a placement yet, just type your name and submit the document.
Daily Procedures Sign in or out in WBL office Check for “Messages” & Returned Work Go to Work Keep up with your WBL notebook
Daily Procedures at Work…. #1 Daily Time Sheet Log time worked #2Obey worksite policies & procedures #3Do the VERY BEST you can!
#1- DAILY TIME-SHEETS LOG YOUR TIME AT WORK EACH DAY This acts as a Time Card….. TURN IT IN AT THE END OF THE MONTH Have your supervisor or mentor sign your time sheet.
Monthly Procedures At the end of each month, you will submit assignments electronically. You will turn in hard-copies of time sheets and evaluations. These will be scanned and returned to you for your notebook. Monthly Assignments will include: Time Sheet Journal /Summary Evaluation The Monthly Assignment(s)* Pay Stubs (if applicable) Thank-you Notes (1 per sem) Time sheets and evals will be turned in to Mrs. P. by placing work in your folder on or before due dates. You will keep hard-copies of all of your work in your notebook at all times. *Only accepted electronically by deadline. THINK COLLEGE!!! Where? In the WBL Office
General Questions?? Index Card Student Handbook View Website IF you need …. Turn in Documentation Packet Pick up Application Information TODAY … and Tomorrow and…..
Index Card NAME ADDRESS (MAILING) E-mail ADDRESS PHONE HOME CELL
Next …. we will: Put together Work- Based Learning Notebooks Review Documentation Information Complete Application Packets -Must be turned in !!!!! (Students will not be allowed to leave campus early until these items are complete).
You Will Need: 1- inch 3 - Ring Presentation-Style Notebook 8 Divider Tabs (store bought or hand-made) Tomorrow bring me (if you haven’t already)... Copies of Insurance Cards and Driver’s License Health and Auto
Attendance Where? In the WBL Office Marked Absent if not signed in Do NOT sign for anyone except yourself….. IF I am off campus & door is locked - sign out in the CTAE office next door (308)
Attendance cont. Communicate with me!!!!! If you are absent, CALL your supervisor AND me. (or you are docked 10 pts.) IF you check out, you will be counted absent for the following period(s) unless you check back in.
Attendance cont. If you are off, write “off”……… If you are not scheduled to work, you must leave campus….. IF there is something special going-on, talk to me…. When you sign out, you are responsible for being where you are supposed to be.
Attendance cont. If you are not reporting to your work location, it is considered skipping. If you are not prepared to consider this as a true career opportunity, please sign up for a different class. If you need to see me, please come during your internship time, not during another class.
Early Release Privileges Will be revoked!!! Not turning in assignments on time Too many absences Discipline Issues
CTAE Banquet Required Date to be announced Student / Mentor / One parent
PROBATION If you are not passing this internship, you must see me each day when you sign out!
ISS DON’T GO THERE…… IF YOU DO, PLAN TO SPEND THE WHOLE DAY …. YOU WILL NOT GET OUT EARLY!!! AND YOU WILL HAVE TO MAKE UP THE HOURS MISSED AT YOUR INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT!
PAPERWORK FILL OUT COMPLETELY ALL BLANKS have a purpose Type your name & the date on all assignments Answer every question with a positive attitude Late Work: 10 pts deducted per day You have known due dates since August…
KEY REMINDERS YOUR WORK DIRECTLY REFLECTS YOUR WORK ETHIC BE ADVANCED, NOT BASIC AVERAGE WORK WILL RECEIVE AN AVERAGE GRADE
BE AWESOME & HAVE FUN! Hopefully this program will help you make some career decisions….. I am here to help you!