Our mission is to empower students and parents in communities across the globe with the tools to define their life’s purpose/career path, break through their barriers, and enroll and complete some form of postsecondary education, specifically to be prepared to enter high skilled careers or trades.

Working toward the day where all youth and teens in communities across the U.S. and internationally will have the opportunity to be prepared to successfully enter and complete some form of postsecondary education or career/technical training, specifically to be prepared to enter high skilled careers and/or trades.

Empowering students and parents in communities across the globe to:

  • Explore their future college and career paths,
  • Find their life’s purpose/career path,
  • Recondition their mindset for success,
  • Break through the barriers to academic and career success (i.e., The fear of failure, success, and the unknown including mental, social, emotional, and cultural barriers),
  • Enroll and complete a regionally accredited two- or four-year college degree and/or career and technical training certificate or licensure program, and
  • Walk with hope and purpose while taking ownership of their future education and career goals.

 

 

College Readiness: NAPCA students are better prepared for college than non-NAPCA students at specific schools served by NAPCA, surpassing students when it comes to “a-g” coursework and entrance exam completion, four year college eligibility, college enrollment, college persistence, and college completion.

Coursework: NAPCA students are three times more likely to complete the “a-g” courses required for college admission as their non-NAPCA counterparts: 91% compared to 30%.

College Enrollment: 98% of NAPCA students attend college the first year after high school graduation.

College Success: The college persistence rates of NAPCA alumni are equal to or better than their campus counterparts who did not participate in NAPCA.

Explore Our Programs

Parent College Advising Chapter Program
(NAPCA Parent Chapter)

Start A NAPCA Parent Chapter

NAPCA recruits, trains, and places highly influential parents across the globe to serve as Certified Parent College Advisors (Parent CPCAs) in their community through active NAPCA Parent College Advising Chapters (NAPCA Parent Chapters).

The Parent CPCA® Certification provides the public with the assurance that parents with the Parent CPCA designation completed extensive training and are held to the highest ethical and educational standards of parent college advising.

Having an active NAPCA Parent Chapter is a great addition to any community across the globe. Founding a chapter of NAPCA is an exciting venture for parents who accept the challenge of starting a new organization in their community. There are many benefits in starting a parent run organization, including building leadership skills, communication skills, and gaining valuable experience that is very much like starting a business.

To be recognized by the NAPCA Board of Directors as an official NAPCA Parent Chapter, new chapters must follow and complete four simple steps to start an active NAPCA Parent Chapter in your community.

Become A Certified Parent College Advisor
(Parent CPCA®)

Parent CPCA® Training & Certification Program

Parent CPCAs partner with high schools and counselors to provide support to students and parents school-wide through facilitating bi-weekly or monthly college knowledge workshops that will help other parents learn how to navigate through the college application process, secure financial aid and scholarships, and enroll into a regionally accredited two- or four-year college or career and technical training certificate or licensure program, specifically to be prepared to enter high skilled careers or trades.

NAPCA trains thousands of parents each year across the globe to become a Certified Parent College Advisor (Parent CPCA) in their community through classroom and online training. In order to become a Parent CPCA, parents are required to attend the Parent CPCA training and certification program, where aspiring Parent CPCAs will complete a total of 40 hours of classroom training.

Parent College Advising Chapter Program
(NAPCA Parent Chapter)

NAPCA recruits, trains, and places highly influential parents across the globe to serve as Certified Parent College Advisors (Parent CPCAs) in their community through active NAPCA Parent College Advising Chapters (NAPCA Parent Chapters).

The Parent CPCA® Certification provides the public with the assurance that parents with the Parent CPCA designation completed extensive training and are held to the highest ethical and educational standards of parent college advising.

Start A NAPCA Parent Chapter

Having an active NAPCA Parent Chapter is a great addition to any community across the globe. Founding a chapter of NAPCA is an exciting venture for parents who accept the challenge of starting a new organization in their community. There are many benefits in starting a parent run organization, including building leadership skills, communication skills, and gaining valuable experience that is very much like starting a business.

To be recognized by the NAPCA Board of Directors as an official NAPCA Parent Chapter, new chapters must follow and complete four simple steps to start an active NAPCA Parent Chapter in your community.

Become A Certified Parent College Advisor (Parent CPCA®)

Parent CPCAs partner with high schools and counselors to provide support to students and parents school-wide through facilitating bi-weekly or monthly college knowledge workshops that will help other parents learn how to navigate through the college application process, secure financial aid and scholarships, and enroll into a regionally accredited two- or four-year college or career and technical training certificate or licensure program, specifically to be prepared to enter high skilled careers or trades.

Parent CPCA® Training & Certification Program

NAPCA trains thousands of parents each year across the globe to become a Certified Parent College Advisor (Parent CPCA) in their community through classroom and online training. In order to become a Parent CPCA, parents are required to attend the Parent CPCA training and certification program, where aspiring Parent CPCAs will complete a total of 40 hours of classroom training.