Career Based Intervention to help students in grades 11 and 12 - Program Description
What is the purpose of CBI?
The program is designed to help students in grades 11 and 12 improve academic competency, develop professional skills, and implement a career plan that will serve them on the path to graduation and beyond. The CBI program utilizes a combination of in-class educational and on-site experiential learning opportunities to maximize student success. Local program design varies based on the needs of students and districts. The goal of the CBI program is to assist and prepare students for successful high school graduation, additional career-technical education and training, postsecondary education, and/or a meaningful career.
What will students do in CBI?
The Career Based Intervention Technical Content Standards contain 13 content units that represent the knowledge, skills, and abilities students need to be successful leading up to and beyond graduation from high school. In addition to CBI Related, the CBI Work-based learning component can be fulfilled through:
- Paid co-operative work-based learning experiences
- Non-paid career exploration opportunities (examples: job shadowing, short-term field experiences, internships, volunteering & community service, and/or service learning)
- Or a combination of both
Student’s who choose CBI can earn up to 8-10 credits in 1 year!
Students would take two CBI Courses (2 periods of their day) along with their regular academic classes.
Credit recovery classes (if needed):
- CBI Related - 2 credits
- CBI Work - 2 credits
CBI students in good academic standing may qualify for early work release privileges!
Students in this program will learn:
- You and the world of work
- Getting to know yourself
- Researching careers
- Developing a career plan
- Finding and applying for a job
- Workplace ethics
- Workplace legal matters
- Interpersonal relationships at work
- Professional communication skills
- Workplace health and safety
- Managing money
- Understanding taxes • insurance • social security
- Adapting to changes in life
- Balancing work and personal life
- Life after high school: Enrollment • Employment • Enlistment
Career Based Intervention to help students in grades 11 and 12 Industry Credentials
Students in the CBI program may earn industry credentials through a career tech program as well depending on their individual schedule and needs.
Career Based Intervention to help students in grades 11 and 12 Industry Organization
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