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E-Learning for College Access & Success
Online Training for College Access/Success Advisors
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 14, 2020 (up to 100 employees per member organization). We are excited to share that we are transitioning to a new learning management system, which will be available by September 1, 2020.
Non-members pay just $39 to $119 per unit depending on unit length (30 to 90 minutes). Selected courses indicated below are free to all. Join NCAN now to access all units for free.
Certificates & Badges
A certificate of completion is provided after each unit is completed. Learners can download, save and print each certificate for documentation.
Learners can earn badges for completing combinations of units and modules. Badges are available for Admissions Advising, Financial Aid, 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 units must be completed to earn each badge. If you have already completed some individual units, you will be able to enroll in the badge course and only have to successfully complete any remaining units for that badge.
A special NCAN Certified Advisor badge is available for those demonstrating mastery in access advising. To earn the NCAN Certified Advisor badge, participants must complete the following units:
If you wish to register for any unit or set of units for a badge, you must complete the registration form at the bottom of the page. For questions about earning badges, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following units are currently available and have been updated for the 2019-20 academic year. Updates for the course titles shaded in grey are forthcoming.
A certificate of completion is provided after each unit is completed. Detailed content about each module and unit is available here.
Registering For Units/Badges
Note: You may register for courses in our current learning management system and will need to complete them by Friday, August 14, 2020 in order to receive a certificate or badge for course completion. After August 14, we will no longer use this learning management system and any incomplete course work will not be saved in the system after this date. We will transition to our new learning management system by September 1, 2020.
Filling out the form below will generate a registration email to Crystal Courtney, office and events manager. Please provide your full name, name of your organization and select which units/badge you wish to complete.
If you wish to earn a badge, you must select that option to ensure you are correctly enrolled so that the system will automatically award your badge upon successful completion of the required units. If you have already completed individual units, but now wish to earn a badge, select the badge course. The learning management system will show any units completed since August 2016 and you will only need to successfully complete any remaining units to earn the badge.
If you completed units prior to last August 1st, please inquire at email@example.com about how to receive credits for previously completed units.
E-Learning Platform Registration Form