LOOKING FOR NEW OPPORTUNITIES, CEANCI provides Career and Technical Education programs for high school students. Students can study in an assortment of Career Clusters including Transportation and Logistics, Human Services, Health Science, Arts and Communications, and Science, Technology and Engineering. Classrooms and labs are located at area high schools, Educators of Beauty, and Mercyhealth Hospital. CEANCI seeks to provide educational experiences and training that lead to employability and postsecondary education. To learn more, access the program information below. To see if this is the right option for you, talk to your parents and high school counselor.
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FAQs about CEANCI Education Programs
CEANCI serves as the Education for Employment office of north central Illinois. The state of Illinois is divided into Education for Employment regions which direct the state’s Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at a local level. The CEANCI region covers 1,075 square miles and provides support to over 17,000 students 9-12 graders and more than 120 certified high school staff.
CEANCI is governed by a Board of Governors comprised of superintendents from each member district. Nine public school districts are members of this cooperative effort including Belvidere, Byron, Harlem, Hononegah, Meridian, North Boone, Rockford, South Beloit, and Winnebago.
The System provides regional career and technical programming among its member districts, supports CTE programs at member high schools, collects and reports data to the Illinois State Board of Education, and acts as a flow-through for Carl Perkins and Career and Technical Education Improvement grant funds. Career and technical programming is provided in the occupational clusters of agriculture, business and information technology, health sciences, industrial technologies, and family and consumer sciences.
WHAT ARE CEANCI EDUCATION PROGRAMS (CEP)
CEP are challenging, advanced programming within CTE, that are offered to region high school students.
Many of the programs offer industry-based credentials and certifications.
WHERE ARE REGIONAL PROGRAMS OFFERED
High Schools – Hononegah, Auburn, Winnebago Business Partners – Educators of Beauty
HOW DO I APPLY
Access the CEP application online at CEANCI.org. Note that seats are limited – have a discussion with your counselor as soon as possible.
WHO QUALIFIES FOR CEP
High school juniors and seniors – some programs require senior status. Some of the programs have additional requirements which your counselor is prepared to share with you.
WHAT IS THE COST CEP
Tuition may be paid for by your school district; clarify payment prior to applying. Students may be expected to oversee minimal costs for materials and equipment. Students may also provide their own transportation.
WHERE DO I GET INFORMATION
Your counselor The CEANCI System Director – Margie Hartfiel