Career Education Options

CEO’s Mission and Goals for Student Success:

The Career Education Options (CEO) Youth Re-engagement Program, works with youth ages 16-21, who are credit deficient and/or at-risk of dropping out of high school. This program enables youth to work toward their high school diploma, GED, or other professional-technical and AA-degree credential while receiving wrap-around services and support to help them succeed in their educational pursuits. We are committed to helping our students find that potential that will reconnect them to their individual path of success in education and career.

CEO Language Integration Program (LIP)

The CEO program is providing services and support for English language learners who want to receive a high school diploma. For for information regarding the CEO programs Language Integration Program please attend on of our info sessions. We are currently enrolling for fall 2020 quarter. More information about LIP

CEO Offers GED Prep Classes:

If you are a current CEO student, you can contact one of the CEO advisers to get signed up for GED classes.
If you are not a current CEO student, please refer to the schedule for Information sessions, and attend one to learn more about our program and the steps to getting signed up.

Paid Tuition for Eligible and Motivated Students:

Are you 16-21 years old and not currently enrolled in high school and want to get a degree or certificate? Are you motivated and ready for a change? If so, CEO may be the right youth re-engagement program for you! The Career Education Options program is designed for students aged 16-21, without a high school diploma, to receive an education and job skills at BC. This program provides students with a second chance at their education, and will provide tools to succeed in the college environment.

AGE REQUIREMENT: Students must be under age 21 but at least 16 on or before September 1st in order to be eligible for services at any point in that academic year. (Example: Academic year July 2017 – June 2018)

All enrolled CEO students must be familiar with the Students Rights and Responsibilities.

Regarding CEO Info Sessions:

Due to COVID-19 and governmental recommendation, the Bellevue College | CEO program will be offering only one on one appointments for the required CEO Information Session. As of now all in-person info sessions have been cancelled.

Admission Process

Follow the instructions below to apply for the Career Education Options. Carefully choose the quarter you plan to begin.

If you have previously participated in the Career Education Options / Language Integration program here at Bellevue College or have previously enrolled in Bellevue College you do not reapply. Contact our office regarding questions about this chsprograms@bellevuecollege.edu.

Complete the Declaration of Intent Form.
Declaration of Intent

Complete the Bellevue College Application.
Bellevue College Application

Next Step: Follow the directions you receive via email

Once our office receives your Intent and Student Central has processed your state college application, you will receive an email from our office with your Bellevue College Student Identification Number (SID), all information regarding next steps, and deadlines. It is extremely important that you provide a valid e-mail address on your Declaration of Intent. Often our email notifications get directed to your spam and junk folder, so be sure to check there too. All communication will be sent to the email provided on your Declaration of Intent, until the student creates their Bellevue College email account.