Building a sustainable and trained workforce is critical to the success of businesses and communities. School systems play
a key role in shaping the future workforce to fulfill talent needs in their communities and regions. High school experiential
learning programs are an effective way to build talent pathways in communities. Experiential learning helps prepare
students for career success through hands-on experiences. This guide is designed to help business leaders and school
leaders conceptualize, develop, and implement high-quality experiential learning experiences for high school students.