North Carolina Work-Based Learning Association (NCWBLA)

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Summer Mini-Conference.

The North Carolina Work-Based Learning Association (NCWBLA) is a member-driven, non-profit organization that provides for all North Carolina institutions of higher education, employers, and individuals interested in Work-Based Learning.

NCWBLA was founded on January 1, 1974 and currently has over 40 members.  The organization meets annually in the fall and usually hosts a summer mini conference as well.


Fall Virtual Conference 2020


2020 Award Winners



The William D. Weston Award

(Outstanding WBL Student of the Year)

Ruth Dobbins,
Human Services Technology student, Gaston College



2020 Outstanding NCWBLA Member of the Year

Antoinette Dickens,
Vance-Granville Community College


Fall Conference 2019

Photo of people in front of Jarrett Bay sign