Our Mission


We help students make opportunities happen.

Every student deserves a chance to forge their own route to a bright future – no matter where they’re from, or what resources are available to them. For 28 years, we’ve worked side-by-side with schools, colleges and businesses to help students find their own brilliant pathways by becoming college and career ready.

National Conference Recap

Educators from across the country left the CFES Brilliant Pathways National Conference on Nov. 2 armed with innovative ideas for preparing students to enter a constantly evolving workforce based on input from leaders in business, education and the non-profit sector.

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Op-ed

Lumina Foundation, dedicated to increasing the number of Americans with postsecondary credentials, ran CFES President Rick Dalton’s op-ed on educational issues facing rural America.

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CFES Welcomes Vermont Schools

Four Vermont schools have joined CFES Brilliant Pathways’ growing network of programs across the US and Ireland in support of students becoming college and career ready.

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