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.

CCR certificate

College and Career Readiness (CCR) Training

While the April CCR Advisor training will target a wide range of participants– from educators to community members, the May CCR training will be designed for corporate leaders. All trainings give participants the tools they need to prepare underserved youth for the workplace and help them understand how the college and career readiness space has been transformed in recent months.

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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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The Lost Generation

CFES President & CEO, Rick Dalton, writes about how we need to respond to the consequences of the pandemic on college going in The Hechinger Report op-ed.

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