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 26 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

Save the date! This year’s conference will take place on November 1-2 in Bolton Landing, NY.

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Press

Learn about the success of the CFES Brilliant Pathways program in rural Central New York State in this article from the Utica Observer-Dispatch: Program helps students demystify path to higher education.

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Summer Gala

The July 13th CFES Brilliant Pathways Summer Gala raised over $450,000 to support rural schools in New York and Vermont!

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