Strengthening Policy & Practice for Adult Learners’ Success

The NCTN is a national leader in sharing expertise through technical assistance and professional development services to community college, adult education, and workforce systems to effectively design career pathways, comprehensive student support services, and effective multi-stakeholder partnerships.

As an integral part of World Education – US Division, the NCTN collaborates with other WEI initiatives in a joint commitment to support the success of older youth and adult learners. Our work is supported by foundations, government agencies, corporations, and consultant services. For a listing of our funders and partners, please visit here.

Meet Our Team

We blend sound strategy formation with evidence-based practice and sustained professional development principles; knowledge of college and career readiness, integrated education and training and accelerated career pathways; understanding of state and national policies; and a collaborative consulting practice.

Assistant Director
Priyanka Sharma
psharma@worlded.org

Professional Development Specialist
Andy Nash
anash@worlded.org

Instructional Technologist
Ben Bruno
bbruno@worlded.org

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