National Center for College and Career Transitions

Seamless WBL

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.

  • ENCORE POST: Choosing Less But Better – Essentialism
    by Hans Meeder November 14, 2019

    ORIGINALLY POSTED AUGUST 2017 In a previous post, I shared about my work around creating and implementing my Life Plan, based on the book, Living Forward by Michael Hyatt. As I noted in developing my life plan, I identified 12 accounts.  As the old saying goes, “his appetite is […] Read More →

  • Overcoming the Barriers to Innovation
    by Brett Pawlowski November 6, 2019

    When I first got involved in education, I approached it with the beliefs that a lot of people have outside the system: That it is extremely resistant, and slow, to change. One researcher referred to it as an “earthquake proof building,” implying that any change, any disruption, would […] Read More →

  • Work-based Learning for Rural Sites
    by Brett Pawlowski October 31, 2019

    I’ve been spending a lot of time over the past few months focused on the challenge of introducing work-based learning in rural sites. It’s a difficult issue for a lot of schools: How do you connect students to employers when there are so few businesses in your area? There are, […] Read More →

  • ENCORE POST: Three Guiding Beliefs to Address the Middle-Skills Mismatch
    by Brett Pawlowski October 24, 2019

    ORIGINALLY POSTED FEBRUARY 2017 How can educators and parents move youths toward good careers with the minimum number of miscues and wrong turns?  We should adopt three guiding beliefs in how we help students think about careers and postsecondary education. This question is extremely important […] Read More →

  • The Value of Advisory Board Bylaws
    by Brett Pawlowski October 17, 2019

    As I talk to educators across the country, I’m surprised by how few have bylaws for their advisory boards. I suppose it shouldn’t actually be a surprise: They’re not generally required by state departments of education, which usually ask only for minutes and sign-in sheets as […] Read More →

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