Cannabis Career Institute Online draws its expertise from the lifelong commitment of Bob Calkin, the founder and owner-operator of many successful cannabis businesses. Bob is a nationally recognized advocate who has been supporting the legalization and commercialization of cannabis for over 40 years. CCI was founded in 2009 and has been successfully running workshops and training seminars on site in almost every state and in some foreign countries. Faculty at the Cannabis Career Institute includes many industry pioneers
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CCI online is supported by the team at AgTechEDGE, a training company focused on developing a skilled workforce across the indoor growing industry. They bring expertise in skills-based training designed to assess mastery through a competency-based learning model. Using advanced adaptive learning methods and advanced assessment tools, those that successfully complete CCI Online courses can confidently say they know the subject.
The AgTechEdge team is lead by Dr. Sue Raftery, a pioneer in online and digital learning. Dr. Raftery is a graduate of The Ohio State University, College of Agriculture, in Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology with over 20 years of experience in economic and community development projects. After developing several online initiatives at for-profit universities, Sue shifted back to agriculture with the past 10 years focused on start-ups focused on sills training, workforce development and efforts to boost the role that technology plays in agriculture..