The Skills Library

Massachusetts Work-Based Learning Plan Resources

Work-Based Learning PlanThe Massachusetts Work-Based Learning Plan (WBLP)

The Massachusetts Work-Based Learning Plan (WBLP) is a diagnostic, goal-setting and assessment tool designed to drive learning and productivity on the job. The WBLP was developed by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education through an interagency collaboration of employers, educators and workforce development professionals.

The Work-Based Learning Plan can be completed online or as a pen-and-paper document.

Massachusetts Career Ready Database

Database for youth employment and career development programs in Massachusetts. Includes screens for the Work-Based Learning Plan (with regular and mobile versions). Placement screen, job descriptions, skills/tasks, employer information and career development activity tracking. (Note the new name! Formerly the WBL Database.)

Skills Pages / Resource Pages

Resource pages supporting the Work-Based Learning Plan and Massachusetts Career Ready Database, plus a "Getting Started" outline for staff in Connecting Activities and other youth programs.

Skills Pages / Blog

Articles about workplace and career skills, youth employment program strategies and more.

Program Links

Massachusetts Program Links

 ESE-Connecting Activities
 ESE-College and Career Readiness

 Share Your Story

What is your school or community doing to support career development for youth? Share your story on the Massachusetts Connecting Activities website.