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Work-Based Learning Professional Organizations

Work Experience Coordinators' Association (WECA) of New York State

WECA promotes work-based learning programs that operate within New York State’s Career Development and Occupational Studies standards framework. WECA membership is comprised of a wide range of school, community, and business professionals who work collaboratively to engage students in relevant, "real world" learning opportunities ranging from career awareness to career exploration and career development. WECA fosters collaboration among work-based learning coordinators across the state and provides the tools and support needed to successfully place students in work experiences.

Work-based learning, increases student engagement and supports college and career readiness. For resources to enhance or start your work-based learning program, visit the WECA home page or the New York CTE Technical Assistance Center Work-based learning page.