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.

  • Two Nuggets on Collecting and Using Data
    by Hans Meeder November 9, 2018

    At the National Career Academy Coalition conference which I attended this week in balmy Houston, TX, I gathered two nuggets regarding the use of data I wanted to pass along. You know, in education today, it is de rigueur to say “We’re a data driven organization.”  But […] Read More →

  • Did You Hear What I Said?
    by Brett Pawlowski November 6, 2018

    I’m in the process of developing a new web app – it’s still a semi-secret, one which we’ll be unveiling in a few weeks. While we’re not ready to tell people about what it does yet, I do want to talk about how fascinating the development process has been – and how […] Read More →

  • Business Leaders Stepping Up to Lead in Strategic Talent Development
    by Hans Meeder November 2, 2018

    This week, I attended the 2nd annual Building Pathways event hosted by Career Ready Berks in Berks County, Pennsylvania, (fun fact:  Wyomissing in Berks County is the hometown of singer/pop-star Taylor Swift!)  Anyway, the Career Ready Berks event brought together leaders from education, […] Read More →

  • Career Connected Learning – Formal or Informal?
    by Brett Pawlowski October 30, 2018

    There are all kinds of approaches to Career Connected Learning. Some of these are formal initiatives, such as CTE programs of study, Pathways programs such as career academies, or Career Technical Student Organizations. There are others that are simpler, “one-shot” or informal efforts, […] Read More →

  • Fostering Understanding of Applied Workplace Skills
    by Hans Meeder October 26, 2018

    This week in Rapid City, South Dakota, I helped facilitate an excellent working session with the local pathways task force and a group of over 60 local employers.  These employers represented the breadth of the local economy. We started off the meeting by conducting an online survey asking […] Read More →

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