National WIC Association

Workplace learning for the public good: implementation of a standardized, competency-based curriculum in Texas WIC

Kessler S, et al. Workplace learning for the public good: implementation of a standardized, competency-based curriculum in Texas WIC. J Workplace Learning. 2012;24(4):270-285.

The researchers analyzed participants’ experiences after the implementation of a workplace learning program in the Texas WIC Program. The findings identified several best practices, including the importance of planning at multiple organizational levels, candidate selection, flexible implementation design, managerial buy-in, preceptor knowledge and availability, open communication, and the establishment of clear expectations and timelines.