Work Experience credit may be earned by high school students. Opportunities are available for students to participate in job shadowing, apprenticeships and paid employment.
WORK EXPERIENCE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Work Experience is an elective
course which combines paid employment with curriculum. Students attend their own acquired jobs
during the week, and they complete curriculum to support understanding of
job-related situations and skills.
Students MUST have an approved, legally paid job
to earn credit. Employers must carry
Workman’s Compensation on all employed students. Students must receive a paystub with
deductions taken out for each pay period.
Course credit is given from several components: submitting paystubs to Work Experience
Coordinator each month, completing monthly curriculum standard lessons, and an
evaluation by job supervisor each semester.
Students may earn up to a maximum
of 10 credits per semester, but not more than a total of 40 credits in 4
years. Students earn this credit as
follows: 1 credit per 36 hours shown
on paystubs. Student submits copy of
paystubs making sure the Social Security number has been blackened out.
Students may be dropped from the
work experience program due to:
- Not turning in monthly
- Not completing required
curriculum for the semester;
- Extended period of
unemployment (more than one month);
- Lack of quality/quantity
of academic progress on their master agreement with Mountain Oaks.
Work Permits may be revoked or permitted hours reduced:
- If the job affects
student’s health, education, or welfare;
- Upon request of a school
administrator, parent, mentor teacher, or work experience coordinator.
School Contacts: Anne
Colman – 754-0532 ext. 2252
Sewell – Work Experience Coordinator 754-0532 ext. 2245