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:

  • Non -Traditional  gender career pathway
  • 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
Academic/Career planning
Referrals to community resources
Specialized workshops
Additional individual support


 CECIL Workshops:

*All workshops are located in Driftwood Bay #118 located in the SUB from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM





Community Resources

December 6th 

Jacob Wizner

Learn about some resources found within your community!

Successful Study Strategies 

January 9th 

Jacob Wizner

Learn how to study!

ICE Grant

February 21st 

Becky Rhoades

Learn about employment transition!

Networking Luncheon

March 20th 

Jacob Wizner

Bring your lunch and hang out with us!

Career Services

April 4th

Jacob Wizner

A presentation of career assessments currently available!

Please take the short survey below so we can better serve you! 

CND Survey Click Here


For more information or to make an appointment, contact: 

Jacob Wizner

Student Success Navigator
Center for New Directions

Office (208) 769-3447
Fax (208)769-3367
1000 West Garden Avenue

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814