National Career Pathways Network (NCPN)


NCPN will host its first virtual conference on October 15–16. The NCPN conference is one of the best professional development opportunities in the country. This year's event will offer motivational keynotes, informative presentations, and panels of experts on topics of interest to professionals in Career Pathways, CTE, and workforce and economic development. Breakout sessions will also be available in video format for attendees' viewing for 10 months.

For questions, contact NCPN Director, Claudia Maness ( or NCPN Conference Manager, Sheila Wilson (


Career Pathways Leadership (CPL) Certification Workshops

Summer 2020 sessions rescheduled to February 22–25, 2021 / Nashville (TN) Airport Marriott

The CPL workshops are designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of current and future Career Pathways leaders. If you are involved in career and technical education, adult education, counseling, corrections, or workforce development and your duties have expanded to include Career Pathways, these sessions are for you!

The workshop series consists of two sessions offered back to back:

  • CPL I: Introduction to Career Pathways
  • CPL II: Deep Dive Into Career Pathways

TEAM discounts available.


Information on the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins), WIOA, and ESSA

Our conferences are among the best professional development opportunities in the country.

We offer customizable workshops in Career Pathways Leadership (CPL) certification at multiple locales.

Our workshops for educators and workforce development personnel can be tailored to fit local needs.

Connections is the official newsletter of NCPN. Download the most recent issue or visit our online archives.

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