The Georgia Work-Based Learning Program assists businesses with building a highly trained, technologically sophisticated and career oriented young work force. Our goal is to assist in the creation of a strong support structure between local employers, students and schools. Work-Based Learning supplies talent to address industry workforce shortage needs. We promote an industry-driven system where employers set occupational skills standards, collaborate on curriculum, provide work experience and certify mastery of skills. Focus on the future with Georgia Work-Based Learning.
Super Lawn Technologies, a manufacturing company in middle Georgia, experiences huge success through the first ever Work Based Learning partnership with local schools. Learn how they have given energetic and smart students a chance to gain valuable work experience while getting paid.
“Without support from the WBL coordinators who really KNOW the kids...we may not have as much success.”
Tony Bass, Founder Super Lawn Technologies
WBL & YAP Coordinators
2021-22 Students Served
2020 Wages Earned by WBL Students
Our local Work Based Learning program provides sharp, professional students who are talented and eager to learn. We use WBL participants as part of our intern program and enjoy how readily they integrate with our team. It is wonderful to have this resource in our community for creating career paths that benefit small businesses with a work-ready work force to recruit locally from.
Bryan Lopez is a stellar WBL student in the Manufacturing pathway at Gainesville High School. Bryan is a junior in high school and works at Kubota. He starts his day at Kubota at 7:00 a.m. and returns to school at 11:30 a.m. After his school day he goes to soccer practice as an integral member of the GHS Varsity soccer team.Bryan also turns in all assignments and documentation always in a timely manner His employer at Kubota says, " Bryan has a great work ethic and is a team player. He follows directions well and is an asset to Kubota." Bryan enjoys working at Kubota and because of his job was able to purchase a car, which helped him tremendously.