High School Work Based Learning

In order to graduate from Hamilton Community Schools, all students must complete three of the tasks listed. At least one of the activities must come from the training category.

Graduation Requirements

Hamilton High School encourages students to participate in a variety of Work Based Learning Experiences while in high school. Click on the links in the interactive document to learn more about encouraged activities. 

Encouraged Experiences

Find all of the WBL Forms a student might need related to absences and verification. 

For students wanting to participate in Work Based Learning during the School day, a student must complete the following student to avoid an unexcused absence: 

  1. Fill out and return the High School Planned Absence Form to the Student Service Office at least one week prior to your planned experience. 
  2. Take the WBL Verification Form with you to your experience, complete it, and submit it to the Student Services Office with the appropriate signatures within three days of your experience. 
  3. Complete the reflection in Naviance

Once the three steps have been satisfactorily completed, a students attendance code will go from “Unexcused” to “School Related”. School Related absences do not show up on a high school transcript.

Co-Op is a paid work experience that happens as part of a senior student's school day/classes. Paperwork necessary for Co-op can be found here.

Co-Op Paperwork

CO-OP TIMESHEET

Work Based Learning Contacts

 

Ashley Meyer
Work Based Learning/Experiential Learning Coordinator
ameyer@hamiltonschools.us

Mrs. Meyer can answer questions about business and community partnerships, district Work Based Learning opportunities and WBL curriculum.

Madeline Gentile
Business Department Teacher & Work Based Learning Advisor
mgentile@hamiltonschools.us

Mrs. Gentile can answer questions about Co-op, high school Work Based Learning opportunities, and Work Based Learning graduation requirements.

Mrs. Holly Goodman (Last Names A-G)
Counselor
hgoodman@hamiltonschools.us

Mrs. Goodman can answer questions about graduation requirements for any high school student with the last name that begins with letters A-G.

Mrs. Gina Sneller (Last Names H-Q)
Counselor
gsneller@hamiltonschools.us

Mrs. Sneller can answer questions about graduation requirements for any high school student with the last name that begins with letters H-Q.

Mrs. Dawn Safford (Last Names R-Z)
Director of Guidance
dsafford@hamiltonschools.us

Mrs. Safford can answer questions about graduation requirements for any high school student with the last name that begins with letters R-Z.

 

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