National Center for College and Career Transitions

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Every Learner with a Dream and a Plan

The National Center for College and Career Transitions, or NC3T, has a twofold mission: “Every Learner 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, as well as a range of tools and other services to help schools and colleges provide every student with an opportunity to participate in Career Connected Learning.

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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Career Connected Learning Planning & Consulting

Through its consulting and coaching services, NC3T helps school districts, communities, regions, and states design and build high quality Pathway Programs and Comprehensive Pathway Systems. We can help you develop your vision, build needed community relationships, and implement your plans.

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Workshops & Keynotes

NC3T expert speakers and professional development consultants are available to keynote events or lead workshops on several topics related to pathways and partnerships.

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Seamless Work Based Learning

Seamless WBL is a web-based program that helps you find partners, create and manage your work-based learning activities, run your advisory board, and report on all activities by educator, school, or partner.

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Latest Posts from CCL In.Sight., the NC3T Blog

Our blog is meant to support local education, business and community leaders in their work by exploring what’s happening in communities and schools across the United States related to Career Connected Learning.

  • Why Free College – Without Career Development – Would Be A Big Mistake
    by Hans Meeder January 22, 2020

    On January 8, 2020 in Washington, DC, I participated in the National Career Development Summit, hosted by the Career Development Coalition. We in the coalition are pushing a reform agenda that makes career development a key priority in education. (See more about CCD here.) We’re also in […] Read More →

  • The Dropout Problem
    by Brett Pawlowski January 15, 2020

    One thing I’ve noticed is that people love to start new things, but we’re not nearly as excited about maintaining things. Flocks of us rush to the gym in January as part of our New Year resolutions, but the gym looks a lot emptier by March. Funders are much more interested in launching […] Read More →

  • Take a Road Trip for a Pathways-Related Study Visit
    by Hans Meeder January 9, 2020

    Over the last 15 years, I have personally benefitted from visiting dozens of schools to see real-life examples of innovation in Career Pathways. One of the best structured visits has been the event hosted by the Nashville Hub, an organization that works closely with the Academies of […] Read More →

  • ENCORE POST: The Partnership Practices Rubric
    by Brett Pawlowski December 19, 2019

    ORIGINALLY POSTED SEPTEMBER 2018 From time to time, both through our Engage.Connect newsletter and through this blog, we’ll be sharing resources that will help you strengthen your Career Connected Learning efforts in various ways. This month I’m pleased to share […] Read More →

  • Time to Pause, Reflect, Recharge, Refocus and Re-Engage
    by Hans Meeder December 10, 2019

    Last week, I posted an excerpt from the conclusion of the new Pathways System Decision Guide.  Here’s the remainder of the conclusion.   Pause, Reflect, Recharge, Refocus and Re-engage Leading change is hard and takes tremendous creative and organizational energy.  […] Read More →

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