National Retail Federation Classroom Package

This comprehensive classroom package contains important guidelines, turnkey activities and resource materials that will help educators better prepare their students for careers in retailing. CD-ROM, handout masters and overheads included.


The RELE Connection was developed to support the implementation of the successful Youth Opportunities in Retailing (YOR) program, and to disseminate partnership guidelines and turnkey tools to employers and educators. This toolkit provides guidelines and materials for retailers to enhance learning in the workplace, for educators to integrate industry skill standards in curriculum, and for intermediary organizations/associations to facilitate strong employer-education partnerships. 

Included are 6 distinct sections that can be used as stand-alone resources and materials for implementing specific activities or programs, or added to your current program activities.

  • Connecting Through this Toolkit (How to Use this Toolkit)
  • The Skill Standards Connection (National Retail and Sales & Service Skill Standards Materials and Resources)
  • Connecting Business and Education (Partnership Building Materials and Strategies)
  • Model Connection: The Youth Opportunities in Retailing Program (Implementation and Facilitation Guidelines and Materials)
  • Connecting Productive Work and Learning (Employer Activities and Strategies for the Workplace)
  • The Classroom Connection (Activities and Curriculum resources to Integrate Work Experiences in the Classroom)


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