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.

  • Tracking Student Work-Based Learning Activities
    by Brett Pawlowski March 19, 2019

    They say that when you write a blog, most of your content should focus on informing or helping the reader. However a small number of posts, maybe one in 10, can be self-promotional. (After all, people still need to make a living in order to keep writing their blogs!) This is my “one in […] Read More →

  • Free Resource: Power and Promise of Pathways Discussion Guide
    by Hans Meeder March 14, 2019

    Since writing The Power and Promise of Pathways book in 2016, I have been overwhelmed with positive feedback about the impact of the book. I tried to incorporate all the relevant concepts for a fully developed Pathways system, including employer engagement, quality pathway programs, […] Read More →

  • Showcase Your Best
    by Brett Pawlowski March 12, 2019

    In just a few days, my older son will be attending Experience Hendrix, a traveling rock concert featuring some of the best guitarists in the world playing a variety of Jimi Hendrix tunes. (For you musicians, check it out here to see if they’re coming to your town: It really is the best of the […] Read More →

  • Don’t Take The Test, Learn The Holland Code Model
    by Hans Meeder March 7, 2019

    Have you ever heard about the “Holland” codes? No, these weren’t decryption codes used during World War II. The Holland Codes, officially known as the Holland Occupational Themes, are the legacy of renowned psychologist John L. Holland, who incrementally developed this useful tool […] Read More →

  • ENCORE POST: Skills: “Aware” versus “Proficient
    by Brett Pawlowski March 5, 2019

    ORIGINALLY POSTED OCTOBER 2018 A few years ago, I led a focus group of employers in construction to find out what skills they needed in new applicants. One of the company owners surprised me – and our education partner – when he said, “The last person I hired from this school […] Read More →

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