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.

  • Think Holistically and Don’t Go Alone. Excerpts from the New Pathways System Decision Guide
    by Hans Meeder December 3, 2019

    As we approach the end of the calendar year, it’s a great time to step back and reflect on what’s working and what can be better next year. In that light, I’m sharing an excerpt from the conclusion of my new publication, “The Pathways System Decision Guide,” which is […] Read More →

  • Why Do Employers Require College Degrees?
    by Brett Pawlowski November 21, 2019

    Rick Hess, Director of Education Studies for the American Enterprise Institute, is one of the best-known and most prolific voices on education in the country. He has recently started releasing short videos on various hot-button issues in education, which you can find through his Twitter feed, […] Read More →

  • 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 →

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