Welcome to NCPN

Embracing the Past, Envisioning the Future: The National Career Pathways Network Restructures!

The National Career Pathways Network (NCPN) is a membership organization for educators, employers and others involved in the advancement of Career Pathways, career technical education (CTE), and related education reform initiatives. The NCPN Advisory Board ensures that NCPN meets the requirements of the stakeholder groups, and to represent stakeholder interests. NCPN is housed at the Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD).

NCPN assists its more than 2,000 members in planning, implementing, evaluating, and improving secondary and postsecondary transition programs by facilitating the exchange of best practices among the country’s leading practitioners.

This year, anyone who registers forthe NCPN conference will automatically become an NCPN member for three years. Anyone who is currently a paid member will be extended a complimentary three-year membership as will anyone who contacts our office and wants to become a member. Contact Linda Locke at llocke@cord.org.

NCPN members can take advantage of the following benefits:

NCPN has restructured to better serve its members and the career pathways community and to streamline and strengthen the career pathways message to the field (across the nation and abroad). The new NCPN Structure will have a more inclusive focus (secondary and postsecondary education, workforce development, economic development, military, adult education, workforce investment boards, correctional education, alternative education, community-based organizations, and employers) and will also include regional divisions that match the national economic development regions. See NCPN OVERVIEW for more information.



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