Pathways Leadership Essentials, Self-Paced

Do you need to lead the work of building a robust college and career pathways system? This self-paced course will give you the essential tools for success!

Hans Meeder, president of NC3T, former senior official at the U.S. Department of Education, and author of The Power and Promise of Pathways, will lead you through this self-paced online course – Pathways Leadership Essentials – via recorded videos and a dedicated platform offering supplemental resources to learn on your own schedule.

During this exciting course of eight recorded workshops with Hans Meeder and other NC3T instructors, you will develop your knowledge and skills in all the essentials of leading the development and improvement of a true College and Career Pathways System.

In addition to the recorded workshops with Mr. Meeder, you will have access to an extensive array of readings, templates, resources, and videos.

Your Instructor

Hans Meeder
Hans Meeder

Hans Meeder is co-founder and President of the National Center for College and Career Transitions (NC3T), a mission-driven organization that provides coaching, technical assistance, and technology platforms so every student has the opportunity to participate in Career Connected Learning.Mr. Meeder has an extensive and varied career in education and workforce policy and government leadership, with an emphasis on high school redesign, career and technical education, and workforce quality. Prior to founding NC3T, Meeder served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Education in the U.S. Department of Education Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education. Mr. Meeder is the author of several books and online courses, including The Power and Promise of Pathways, the Pathways System Design Suite, the STEM Leader Guide, and Career Connected Learning 101.

Course Curriculum

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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
This self-paced course begins whenever you choose, and includes 8 modules. You will access to the course for 16 weeks from the time you first enroll. Upon completion of the course and a request to us, we will provide you a certificate of completion that indicates 18 hours of learning time.
How long do I have access to the course?
Upon enrollment, you will have 16 weeks of access to the course.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us before beginning the third module of instruction and we will provide you a refund. If you access the third module, we will not be able to provide a refund.
What if I need to pay for the course through a Purchase Order from my school or college?
Send an email to our team at, and we accept a purchase order and get you enrolled.
Can I get a discount for a team of participants from my school or college?
Yes! If you have three or more participants from the same school or college who all enroll at the same time, you can save $50 off each registration. Please contact us by email to arrange for payment and we will get you and your colleagues enrolled at the discounted rate.

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