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.

  • Our Inherited Education System
    by Brett Pawlowski February 14, 2020

    Hans and I just released a new thought piece on education that highlights where we’ve been, where we are now, and what we need to do in order to successfully move into the future. As you might imagine, the focus is on the importance of Career Connected Learning as a critical strategy for […] Read More →

  • Digital Literacy and the Future of Work (Part 1)
    by Hans Meeder February 5, 2020

    I’ve been following the emerging debate among futurists about what impact automation and artificial intelligence (AI) will have on our jobs. One presenter I viewed who spoke at a regional TEDx event a few years ago predicted that in the next decades, as many as 50% of human jobs will go away. […] Read More →

  • Everyone Loves A Winner
    by Brett Pawlowski January 30, 2020

    I’ve just spent the past couple of days at the Technology Centers that Work conference (a fantastic event by the way), listening to the brilliant Pam Daly talk about marketing, communications, and branding. It brought to mind one of the topics I try to cover in my partnership development […] Read More →

  • Why Free College – Without Career Development – Would Be A Big Mistake
    by Hans Meeder January 22, 2020

    On January 8, 2020 in Washington, DC, I participated in the National Career Development Summit, hosted by the Career Development Coalition. We in the coalition are pushing a reform agenda that makes career development a key priority in education. (See more about CCD here.) We’re also in […] Read More →

  • The Dropout Problem
    by Brett Pawlowski January 15, 2020

    One thing I’ve noticed is that people love to start new things, but we’re not nearly as excited about maintaining things. Flocks of us rush to the gym in January as part of our New Year resolutions, but the gym looks a lot emptier by March. Funders are much more interested in launching […] Read More →

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