GPS Education Partners.
We help you navigate work-based learning.
For nearly two decades we’ve been helping students, businesses and communities grow together through powerful, credentialed work-based learning programs.
We partner with businesses like yours
to help solve talent pipeline needs.
WBL Training Hours
Career Pathways Mapped
Students Pursuing Technical Career
We introduce businesses to engaged students seeking technical careers through work-based learning solutions including internships, youth apprenticeships and more. Hundreds of businesses trust us to help close the workforce gap.
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We match real needs with real people.
Wisconsin Communities Served
High School Partners
Students Served Annually
By partnering with schools and businesses across Wisconsin, GPSEd helps communities close the skill gap by introducing students to the working world. We can help your community grow through the power of work-based learning.Learn How
Work-based learning gives students
new opportunities to succeed.
The traditional education model isn't for everyone. We give students access to new opportunities through work-based learning. These are real work experiences that accelerate career readiness and increase employability, all while instilling a sense of purpose in their education.
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Helping schools increase student success.
School Districts Served
Foward-thinking businesses and schools partner with GPSed to identify high school students and match them with real work experiences. Together, we help students develop the employability skills needed to succeed.
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We prepare skilled workers for the modern workplace environment.
We build communities through partnerships that lead to opportunities.
We help young people understand the potential of their future.
Thousands of students. And lifetimes changed forever.
Students / Families
Students / Families
GPSEd works as an intermediary between businesses, schools and communities to deliver educational strategies that provide students with real-life work experiences. Together, we develop their academic, technical and soft skills to increase their employability. Show Me
The Work-based Learning Journey
Connecting today’s classroom to tomorrow’s careers
We help students transition from the learning environment to the working environment by providing first-hand experience in meaningful technical careers. This early career exposure prepares students for life as working adults and creates opportunities for schools, businesses and communities.Learn More
Working with our business and education partners, we bring awareness to students about numerous industries and vocations.Learn More
Student BenefitsDiscover your passions and interests, and how they can relate to an attainable career.
School BenefitsIgnite a sense of purpose in students by creating relevance between school and work through real world interactions.
Employer BenefitsDemonstrate the impact your work has on the community while increasing student awareness of technical careers.
Through applied career exploration, we bring job-relevance to students in their educational setting.Learn More
Student BenefitsExplore potential career pathways and start creating a data-driven career plan.
School BenefitsIncrease student interest in academics with work-based learning experiences.
Employer BenefitsAlign student’s interests and aptitudes with job opportunities that meet your employment needs.
We intersect school and workplace environments with practical education programs and customized vocational training.Learn More
Student BenefitsLearn valuable hard and soft skills while building an impressive portfolio through on-the-job training.
School BenefitsProvide new learning opportunities that give students the work-experience needed to validate their pathway choice.
Employer BenefitsTrain and develop the future workforce to create a more robust, diverse and innovative talent pipeline.
Through on-site work experience, we prepare students with the knowledge and skills necessary for productive, fulfilling careers.Learn More
Student BenefitsGain work experience in your desired career pathway while taking classes that advance your career options.
School BenefitsIncrease student engagement in academic coursework related to their desired careers.
Employer BenefitsTeach students the skills necessary to thrive in your workforce while increasing your productivity.
Students develop professionally through WBL, becoming productive members in their community.Learn More
Student BenefitsImplement a personalized career-training plan, whether that means securing employment in your desired job or continuing education.
School BenefitsIncrease the amount of students who graduate career-ready.
Employer BenefitsGain access to highly motivated employees, already trained and developed to meet your company’s needs.
You have an idea for your work-based learning program. Let's start there to refine a custom, WBL solution. Businesses, schools and students look to us to solve workforce development challenges. Communities thank us for building meaningful career paths that help close the talent pipeline gap.
Early Career Awareness
Every individual has unique talents. Identifying them early helps guide students to use them effectively. That's why early career awareness should be part of every curriculum—helping students focus on their interests and experiences. By high school, career paths can be identified and cultivated.
Youth Apprenticeship Programs
Hundreds of businesses have engaged with us to make work-based learning—work. Our Youth Apprenticeship model is an immersive experience aligned to educator and industry standards. Certified by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, students earn a high school diploma and walk away with stackable, portable credentials that increase employability.