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 29 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.

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College and Career Readiness (CCR) Training

The March CCR Advisor Training will give corporate leaders the tools they need to prepare underserved youth for the workplace and help them understand how the college and career readiness space is being transformed because of COVID and other factors.

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‘A WIN-WIN SITUATION’: CFES Brilliant Pathways providing student-athlete mentors to local youth

Local students from sixth to ninth grade at schools here in the North Country reap the benefits of the program, and collegiate student-athletes have started to play a vital role in the process.

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CFES in USA Today

CFES President and CEO, Rick Dalton, writes about the crucial need for college and career readiness advisors in USA Today op-ed.

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