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

Changing Life Trajectories in a Disruptive World, November 1-2 in Bolton Landing, NY

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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 Recap

Vermont Business Magazine wrote the following article detailing the success of the CFES Brilliant Pathways Summer Gala, which raised over $450,000 to support rural schools in New York and Vermont!

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