Career Based Intervention Overview
The Career-Based Intervention (CBI) program is a Career-Technical Education Program designed for students ages 12-21 in grades 7-12 who are identified as disadvantaged (either academically or economically or both) or students with disabilities and who have barriers to achieving academic and career success. The program is to help students improve academic competence, graduate from high school, develop professional skills, implement a career plan and participate in a career pathway in preparation for postsecondary education and/or careers.
The Career Based Intervention Program (CBI) helps students improve academic competence, graduate from high school, develop professional skills aligned to the Ohio Means Jobs Career Readiness Seal, create and implement a realistic career plan, and gain work experience while preparing for postsecondary education. This program is part of the Ohio Department of Education’s CTE program and is designed to help students obtain gainful employability skills. This unique approach to learning will encourage students to focus on applying academic skills to real world employment opportunities and challenges.
All CBI elective courses are 1 year in duration, and they build upon each other in chronological order. CBI instruction is also integrated into the core content area course. The CBI program collaborates with community partners, administrators, teachers, and parents to build a network of support to allow learners to achieve academic and work-based learning opportunities.
The CBI program provides combined educational and work based learning opportunities for grade 7 -12 students who are disadvantaged (academic, economic or both) and/or disabled with barriers to career and academic success to:
· improve academic competence;
· graduate from high school;
· develop employability skills;
· implement an Individual Academic and Career Plan (IACP); and
· participate in a career pathway in preparation for postsecondary education and careers.