Expanding Opportunities
to Increase Outcomes

Every day educators are tasked with making dozens of decisions and completing countless tasks to meet the needs of students and the community.

Even when the right decisions are made, successfully engaging stakeholders and implementing change can be challenging. Our expert-led technical assistance services come alongside individual schools, districts, education groups, and even entire states to build out necessary stakeholder relationships and ensure strategic plans succeed.

Career-connected learning thrives in career-connected communities. 

Best
Practices

Data-driven models for what works tailored to meet your unique needs, we bring the most effective models to your team

Increase Collaboration

Building community collaboration is essential to transforming programs that focus on career readiness

Build Quality Outcomes

Students engaging in career-connected programs are more likely to be college and career ready after high school

Career readiness initiatives need guidance and implementation support to ensure students are prepared for jobs in your community. We specialize in providing technical assistance by successfully implementing:

Early College High Schools

Early college high schools offer students an established pathway to earn an associate degree while significantly increasing the likelihood of earning a college degree. By exposing students to college courses during high school, students are more likely to complete college and that is especially true for low-income studentsRead More

Coaching Expertise

Becoming a designated early college high school is a great indication of a school’s commitment to career readiness. The designation process is designed to ensure applicants will effectively implement the guiding principles outlined for early college high school programs. To support those becoming a designated, NS4ed provides personalized coaching to support successful models. Read More

Communities of Best Practice

Educators have a tremendous responsibility to support the academic, career, and social-emotional needs of every student they serve. Through constant curation of best practices, our Communities of Best Practice provide educators with region-specific resources, professional development opportunities, and more. 

NS4ed has established collaborative programs to support statewide programs. Visit our sites to explore the ways we provide technical assistance, research, resources, and professional development: 

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