National Center for College and Career Transitions

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.

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Pathways System Design

NC3T assists communities, regions, and states in planning and designing comprehensive career and college pathway systems. Our highly experienced team guides clients through the entire process from developing a vision, building key stakeholder relationships, and implementing your plan.

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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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NC3T has published several books to support your pathways planning and implementation. Our latest book, The Power and Promise of Pathways by Hans Meeder is now available and promises to be the go-to resource for forward thinking educators seeking to develop or expand a pathways system. Learn about this book here.

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New Book Available

The highly anticipated Pathways guide book by Hans Meeder is now available to order.

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In The News

News Interview with Hans Meeder on WNIT Public TV, February 2017
Monica Murphy, with EducationCounts visited a luncheon in South Bend, Indiana where Hans Meeder was asked to speak about Pathways to a group of educators.

Watch Interview Here (Segment with Hans Meeder starts at 2:11)


Berks County Career and Technical Centers Featured on NPR’s Marketplace, February 2017
Berks County CTC, a Pennsylvania PIN Member, was featured in a segment on NPR to discuss why Vocational Training is in high demand to fill the middle skill level jobs in the US.

Read About/Listen to Segment Here 


Article: Internship Program a Career Pipeline at Reading High School, January 2017
Reading High School’s Internship Program with Reading Hospital allows students to get a leg up on their careers.

Read the Article Here

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