NCSET Essential Tools: Handbook for Implementing a Comprehensive Work-Based Learning Program According to the Fair Labor Standards Act


A manual with information and examples for school personnel to operate effective work-based learning programs consistent with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Sample forms, agreements, and supporting documentation required under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and FLSA are included in the examples whenever possible. This document also includes contact information for offices and personnel of the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division and organizations involved in planning and delivering transition services for youth with disabilities, as well as information on Supplemental Security Work Incentives available to transition-aged youth with disabilities.

Some of the content is out of date.

Some content is out-of-date


February 2005 
Resource Guide 
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)


  • Education practices (K12 and transition)
    • Transition planning
  • Specific life stage
    • Adolescents and young adults
  • Employment and postsecondary education
    • Career preparation
    • Work-based learning