National Center for College and Career Transitions

Every Teen with a Dream and a Plan

The National Center for College and Career Transitions, or NC3T, has a twofold mission: “Every Teen 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.

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Pathways System Design

NC3T is heavily focused on helping communities, regions, and states design & build comprehensive career/college pathways models, and can help you create a vision, build relationships, and implement your plans.

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Partnership Tools & Training

Effective CTE and college/career pathways programs require strong and sustainable employer partnerships to inform instruction and help students make real-world connections. NC3T’s resources, workshops, and coaching can help.

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CTE Clinic

NC3T has partnered with the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) to offer a suite of consulting services to address the pressing issues faced by CTE program leaders.

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WEBINAR: Meaningful Career Exploration: Profiles of Three High Schools

This is part of NC3T’s Pathways Brown Bag webinar series. Date: March 18th Time: 1:00 – 1:45pm EST NC3T is... Read More →

RECORDED WEBINAR: Key Components to Developing a Pathways System

This is the second webinar in our Pathways Brown Bag series. Held on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at 1pm EST Description:... Read More →

RECORDED WEBINAR: Creating Partnerships That Boost College Career Preparedness

This webinar was held on Wednesday, January 21st at 1pm EST for the first in a series of Pathways Brown... Read More →

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