Career and Technical Education
2020-2021 BCE Student Employees

We are pleased to continue our Business Cooperative Education (BCE) student employee program for the 20/21 school year. Below, you will find information regarding the application and hiring process.

Process and Program Guidelines

BCE Student Hiring Process:

  • Interested student applicant will complete the BCE student application online with the Pasco County School District
  • Interested student applicant will email their resume to the school or schools of choice.
  • Each worksite/school is responsible for replying to interested applicant to schedule an interview.
  • Each worksite/school is responsible for contacting Human Resources to complete on-boarding procedures to include fingerprinting.
  • Each worksite/school is responsible for verifying that their BCE Student for the 20/21 school year is enrolled in at least 1 BCE/OJT placeholder (either at the student's home school or online with Pasco eSchool).

BCE student must meet the following requirements:

  • Must have at least 1 BCE/OJT placeholder on schedule.
  • Must have taken or currently enrolled in a required business course.
    • Digital Information Technology – Course # 8207310
    • Accounting Applications – Course # 8203310
    • Business Entrepreneurship – Course # 8215120
    • Microcomputer Applications – Course # PHSC CGS 1100

Summer applicants must have eligible course in upcoming fall schedule.

BCE Student must work 5 hours weekly per BCE/OJT placeholder on their schedule

For example:

  • 1 BCE/OJT = 5 work hours per week
  • 2 BCE/OJTs = 10 work hours per week

*A student can have 1 BCE/OJT placeholder and work as many hours as needed as long as they are in compliance with child labor laws. Consult Human Resources for guidance regarding child labor laws.

  • BCE students must be present for classes on scheduled workdays.
  • Each worksite/school must have an allocation for the BCE student with a fixed number of work hours allotted for the fiscal year as detailed below:
    • July 01, 2020 – August 07, 2020 177 hours per allocation
    • August 10, 2020 – June 30, 2021 720 hours per allocation
  • Requests for additional allocations must be approved by the worksite’s Assistant Superintendent.
  • Requests for additional BCE student hours must be submitted to Jennifer Batchelor, Career Specialist, Office for Career, Technical and Adult Education, with the approval based on available hours.
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