Work-Based Learning Manual

A How-To Guide For Work-Based Learning


The FHI 360 Work-Based Learning Guide was written by Lisa Johnson, Robin White, Ivan Charner, James Cole, and Gail Promboin.

This guide was developed and published with funding from the Hess Corporation.

We would like to acknowledge the valuable contributions made to this guide by the North Dakota Regional Education Associations, Jon Godfread of the North Dakota Chamber of Commerce, Wayne Kutzer of the North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education, and Beth Zander of the North Dakota Department of Commerce. We thank them all for their support in the development and review of this guide.

Lastly, we want to give a big thanks to Stephanie Davison for coordinating efforts related to the guide.

FHI 360 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving lives by developing, implementing and evaluating locally driven integrated solutions to health, education, economic development, environment and civil society challenges. Our domestic education work focuses on improving educational opportunities for youth through services that include program design (e.g., the creation of models, protocols, tools and materials), project management, professional development, school-based coaching, creation of local and national networks, and collective impact and program evaluation. We have worked at the intersection of schools and communities for nearly 40 years, solving critical issues in education, health and youth development through projects in 48 states and with more than 400 school districts. Our staff are experts in education, health services, youth development, gender, school improvement, nutrition, communications, research and evaluation, technology and advocacy.