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E-Learning for College Access & Success
Online Training for College Access/Success Advisors
NCAN is excited to launch our revamped e-learning platform. Courses will contain a tutorial video, resource links, resource documents (if applicable), a quiz and the opportunity to complete a feedback survey. Certificates will be issued upon successful completion of courses.
NCAN's e-learning platform Fundamentals for College Access & Success Providers helps practitioners stay informed about the changing landscape of college attainment for students pursuing postsecondary pathways. These online courses provide a toolkit of concrete strategies and resources for counselors and advisors to use when guiding students through one of the most important decisions of their lives. The available content reflects evidence-based practices, is vetted by NCAN, and updated as deemed necessary.
Why incorporate e-learning into your organization’s training process? Courses are:
Fundamentals for College Access & Success Providers is perfect for new advisors, counselors seeking additional training, and college access and success practitioners wishing to stay up-to-date with the changing landscape of college attainment.
Best of all, the training is cost-effective. All courses are free to NCAN members through August 2021 (up to 100 employees per member organization).
Non-members pay just $39 to $119 per Individual course depending on course length (30 to 90 minutes). Selected courses indicated below are free to all. Join NCAN now to access all courses for free.
Certificates & Badges
A certificate of completion is provided after each course is successfully completed. Learners can download, save, and print each certificate for documentation.
Learners can earn badge certificates for completing combinations of courses. Badges are available for Admissions Advising, Financial Aid Advising, Post-Traditional Students, and Student Outcomes. These professional badges can help build your resume and document your mastery of college attainment advising skills. Please refer to the chart below to understand which courses must be completed to earn each badge.
A special NCAN Certified Advisor badge is available for those demonstrating mastery in access advising. To earn the NCAN Certified Advisor badge certificate, participants must complete the following courses:
If you wish to register for any course or for a badge course, you must click on the "Start Here" at the bottom of the page. For questions about earning badges, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following courses are currently available and have been updated for the 2020-21 academic year.
A certificate of completion is provided after each course is completed. Detailed content about each course is available here.
Instructions on Registering For Courses/Badges
The registration process for the new e-learning system will require you to use or create your NCAN login and password. Each user should have their own NCAN account and register for courses individually while logged in. Please DO NOT
register colleagues for the courses, as access to the courses will only be available to the account holder. The courses will remain free for those who are from NCAN member programs. Member organizations should contact Tong Lee at email@example.com
about adding new staff to their organization's account. Non-members will need to include payment during the registration process.
You will place your order for the courses you want to complete and receive a confirmation with the link to enter the new e-learning system. We recommend that you save the confirmation email so that you will have the link to the e-learning system readily available if you need to return to the system to complete courses.
The majority of videos do not have audio to accompany the material.
To Register For Individual Courses or Badges
To register for individual courses or badges, START HERE. After you place your initial order for courses, if you decide to register for additional courses, you will need to return to this link and repeat the ordering process for the new courses.
Already Registered in the System?
If you have already registered for courses and need to return to the system to complete courses you started, click here. If you have not completed the registration process, this link will not give you access to any courses. You will need to click on the link in the paragraph above to start the registration process.
Frequently Asked Questions
Click here for frequently asked questions about the NCAN e-learning system.