Center for New Directions

The Center for New Directions (CND) at North Idaho College (NIC) is designed to assist community single parents and displaced homemakers with community resources and exploration of career and educational paths.  Additionally the CND delivers retention and completion support programs to students and future students who are enrolled in or express an interest in Career Technical Education (CTE) and meet one of the following criteria:

  • Career Pioneers: Anyone who is training to work in a field traditionally held by the opposite.
  • Single Parents: Unemployed or underemployed people who are responsible for a dependent in the home.
  • Displaced Homemakers: Anyone who must seek training or paid employment outside of the home due to separation, divorce, death, or disability of spouse.

Some examples of services include:

Career and Education exploration (finding what’s right for you)
Educational program requirements
Admissions assistance
Community building/Networking events
Academic/Career planning
Referrals to community resources
Specialized programming/workshops
Additional individual support

Career Pioneer Scholarship (coming soon)

For more information or to make an appointment, contact:

Center for New Directions
208-769-3445
cnd@nic.edu