Resources & Links
One page document that provides an overview of the Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship, description of work-based learning, and summary of work-based learning programming that is available to employers and schools. Download
A step-by-step guide that assists employers in identifying current and future talent needs, partnership identification, and technical assistance to construct a sustainable human capital pipeline that integrates work-based learning practices. Download
Indiana’s State Earn and Learn (SEAL) programs are certified through the Office of Work-Based Learning and Apprenticeship. They are structured, but flexible, programs that include an education component and OJT component. SEALs focus on employer needs, with sustainable partnerships and embedded industry certifications. They can last from weeks to years depending on employer, education, certification, or licensing requirements. These can be developed as youth or adult programs with K-12 or post-secondary partners. Download
The manual provides an in-depth explanation of the 11 WBL Program Criteria, WBL definitions, examples, and sample templates for use by WBL school coordinators. This is intended to be a guide, and practitioners should feel free to update sample templates based on their local needs. Download

Links

State and Federal Workforce Development

  • IN DWD 
  • Next Level Jobs  
  • Indiana Career Ready  
  • Indiana Career Explorer  
  • Indiana Career Connect  
  • Governor's Workforce Cabinet/CTE  
  • Governor's Office  
  • Skillful  
  • Indiana's List of Promoted Industry Certifications  
  • Career Connections and Talent  
  • U.S. DOL  
  • Apprenticeship.Gov  
  • WorkforceGPS 
  • Hoosiers by the Numbers 

K-12 and Post-Secondary Education

  • Indiana Department of Education
  • Commission for Higher Education
  • State Board of Education
  • Indiana Public and Private Colleges and Universities
  • Independent Colleges of Indiana

Potential Funding Opportunities

  • NextLevel Jobs Employer Training Grant
  • NextLevel Jobs Workforce Ready Grant
  • U.S. DOL Apprenticeship Grant Opportunities
  • Commission for Higher Education State Financial Aid
  • EARN Indiana
  • Adult Education Grants and Forms

Chambers of Commerce, Economic Development and Community Foundations

  • Indiana Chamber of Commerce
  • Indiana Chamber Executives Association
  • Indiana Economic Development Association
  • Regional Economic Development Organizations
  • Local Economic Development Organizations
  • Community Foundations in Indiana  

Workforce Development Boards

  • Northwest Indiana Workforce Board (Serving Region 1)
  • Northern Indiana Workforce Board (Serving Region 2)  
  • Northeast Indiana Works (Serving Region 3)  
  • Region 4 Workforce Board (Serving Region 4)  
  • Region 5 Workforce Board (Serving Region 5)  
  • Eastern Indiana Works (Serving Region 6)  
  •  WorkOne Western Indiana (Serving Region 7)  
  •  South Central Region 8 Workforce Board (Serving Region 8)  
  •  Indiana Region 9 Workforce Board (Serving Region 9)  
  •  WorkOne Southern Indiana (Serving Region 10)  
  •  WorkOne Southwest (Serving Region 11)  
  •  EmployIndy (Serving Region 12)