Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities

What are Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities?  Virginia offers individuals with disabilities a new way to navigate their career. CPID encourages individuals to attain and earn advanced and marketable career credentials, increase access to skilled jobs and earn a livable wage.

What does CPID focus on? With more than 10 project partners in education, workforce development and business, Career Pathways will focus on several industry sectors, including manufacturing and information technology, to meet business needs for in-demand occupations.

What are the financial incentives? The Work Opportunity Tax Credit is available to employers who hire persons with disabilities. Other incentives include on-the-job training reimbursement.

What credentials do individuals earn? Participants earn nationally recognized credentials including Manufacturing Specialist, Manufacturing Technician, OSHA 10 or a Career Readiness Certificate.

Learn more about CPID by visiting their website.