National Center for College and Career Transitions

Every Teen with a Dream and a Plan

The National Center for College and Career Transitions, or NC3T, has a twofold mission: “Every Teen with a Dream and a Plan, and Every Community with a Capable, Ready Workforce.” The organization works to connect schools, postsecondary institutions, and employers in order to introduce students to the array of options available to them, and to help them prepare for the types of opportunities for which they are best suited.

NC3T provides planning, coaching, technical assistance and tools to help community-based leadership teams plan and implement their college-career pathway systems.

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Pathways System Design

NC3T is heavily focused on helping communities, regions, and states design & build comprehensive career/college pathways models, and can help you create a vision, build relationships, and implement your plans.

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Partnership Tools & Training

Effective CTE and college/career pathways programs require strong and sustainable employer partnerships to inform instruction and help students make real-world connections. NC3T’s resources, workshops, and coaching can help.

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CTE Clinic

NC3T has partnered with the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) to offer a suite of consulting services to address the pressing issues faced by CTE program leaders.

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RECORDED WEBINAR: Project Based Learning: A Middle School Success

This was the fifth segment of NC3T’s Pathways Brown Bag webinar series. It was held and recorded on May 20th at 1pm... Read More →

RECORDED WEBINAR: The Value of Project Based Learning: A Shining High School Example

This was the fourth segment of NC3T’s Pathways Brown Bag webinar series. It was held and recorded on April 15th... Read More →

Meeder Offers Keynote at Cal State – Bakersfield

Hans Meeder gave the keynote at Cal State Bakersfield as they rolled out high quality STEM programs for local schools and introduced the Junior... Read More →

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