CEANCI is governed by a Board of Governors comprised of superintendents from each member district. At present, ten local public school districts are members of this cooperative joint agreement. Member districts include: Belvidere CUSD 100, Harlem UD 122, North Boone CUSD 200, Rockford SD 205, Hononegah CHD 207, Oregon CUSD 220, Meridian CUSD 223, Byron CUSD 226, South Beloit SD 320, and Winnebago CUSD 323.
The System provides regional career and technical programming among its members, supports career and technical programming at member high schools, collects and reports data to the Illinois State Board of Education, acts as the flow-through of federal and state resources, and markets career and technology education throughout the region. Career and technical programming in the region is provided in the occupational clusters of agriculture, business and information technology, family and consumer sciences, health occupations and industrial/technical occupations.