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E-Learning for College Access & Success
Online Training for College Access/Success Advisors
To help more individuals gain the knowledge they need to provide students with college access and success advising, NCAN hosts the e-learning platform Fundamentals for College Access & Success Providers. 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 looking for additional training, and college access program staff wishing to stay up-to-date with the changing landscape of college access and success.
Best of all, the training is cost-effective. All courses are free to NCAN members through the end of the 2019-20 academic year (up to 100 employees per member organization). 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. Participants can download, save and print each certificate for documentation.
Participants can earn badges for completing combinations of units and modules. Badges available are Admissions Advising, Financial Aid, Post Traditional Students, and Student Outcomes. These professional badges can help build your resume and document your training in the college access field. Please refer to the chart below to help you understand which units must be completed to earn each a 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 email@example.com.
The following units are currently available and have been updated for the 2019-20 academic year. Course Titles shaded in grey will be updated late Oct. 2019.
A certificate of completion is provided after each unit is completed. Detailed content about each module and unit is available at https://collegeaccess.org/page/ModuleContent.
Registering For Units/Badges
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 firstname.lastname@example.org about how to receive credits for previously completed units.
E-Learning Platform Registration Form