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.

  • Education or Credentials?
    by Brett Pawlowski April 23, 2019

    Unless you’re completely new to career-connected learning, you’re most likely familiar with the bias towards four-year degrees as a postsecondary choice. And you’re probably also familiar with Mike Rowe, former host of Dirty Jobs and a strong advocate of “middle skill” […] Read More →

  • Three Questions that are the Foundation for Program Excellence
    by Hans Meeder April 18, 2019

    Last week, I participated in Advance CTE’s Washington DC conference. Advance CTE is a national organization of state leaders and supporting organizations focused on excellence in Career and Technical Education.  One of the highlights of the meeting was the announcement of the annual […] Read More →

  • Things Change
    by Brett Pawlowski April 16, 2019

    I made a very sad decision last week: After years of avid gardening, I’m finally going to tear it all up and plant grass in that space instead. The reason? The trees in our backyard, which were small when we moved in 11 years ago, are now so big that my (former) garden area isn’t […] Read More →

  • Read the New Report – Career Readiness for All
    by Hans Meeder April 11, 2019

    On April 3, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, the newly formed Coalition for Career Development unveiled its landmark policy paper,  “Career Readiness for All.” NC3T is a member of the Coalition and our aim is to ensure that career development is a central focus of K-12, […] Read More →

  • A Higher Education Apocalypse?
    by Brett Pawlowski April 9, 2019

    In last week’s newsletter, we highlighted a U.S. News article titled “The Higher Education Apocalypse.” A dramatic title to be sure, and of course drama sells magazines. However, the thinking aligns with other things I’ve read, from Kevin Carey’s great 2015 book […] Read More →

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