Updated: Nov 19, 2020
Please note: Registration is open to full and affiliate member school staff and associates.
On Wednesday, December 9th, from 12:00pm – 2:00pm, Blackstone Valley Education Foundation (BVEF) is hosting a Professional Development Session, Via Zoom, for our full and affiliate member high school counselors, internship coordinators, and teachers who manage or offer capstone projects/work-based learning experiences.
Internships, Capstones, & Other Work-Based Learning Experiences Amid a Pandemic
Wednesday, December 9th
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Kerry Akashian, Ph.D., who is the Career Development Education Lead at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), will discuss:
· How MA DESE requirements surrounding internships, project-based learning experiences, and capstone project experiences have changed with more flexibility in what qualifies for these student experiences.
· Practical strategies to increase the number of internships and work-based learning experiences with an emphasis on creating authentic experiences, with positive mentoring relationships, highlighting key work-based learning skills.