Cooperative Education

Cooperative education is a structured educational strategy integrating classroom studies with learning through productive work experiences in a field related to a student's academic or career goals. It provides progressive experiences in integrating theory and practice. Cooperative education is a partnership among students, educational institutions and employers, with specified responsibilities for each party.

Approved State Standards

  • State of Maine Statewide Standards, and
  • WorkReady


  • Workplace Readiness Skills (Virginia Department of Education Career and Technical Education Resource Center), and
  • State of Maine Statewide Standards

Standards & Competencies/Competency Record Forms

Additional Cooperative Education Forms and Information