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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Publications

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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Popular Book Available

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

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What’s New

Advance CTE Spring Meeting, Washington DC, April 4th-April 6th, 2018 – Advance CTE is a national non-profit that represents State Directors and state leaders responsible for secondary, postsecondary and adult Career Technical Education (CTE) across all 50 states and U.S. territories. NC3T helps to sponsor this event as it provides a great opportunity for CTE leaders to collaborate at the state, local, and national level.

ACTE Region I Conference, Baltimore, MD, April 19th-20th, 2018 – The Association for Career and Technical Education® (ACTE) is hosting their annual Region I Conference in Baltimore County in partnership with the Baltimore County Public Schools and Community College of Baltimore County. More than 30 presenters from across the northeast will be sharing their expertise, best practices and resources to empower you towards greater success in your CTE classrooms.