Center For New Directions

The Center for New Directions (CND) at College of Western Idaho (CWI) is designed to deliver retention and completion support programs to students who are enrolled in or express an interest in Professional Technical Education (PTE), Basic Skills Education, GED, or English as a Second Language programs and meet one of the following criteria:

  • Career Pioneers: Anyone who is training to work in a field traditionally held by the opposite gender.
  • 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.

These services are intended to provide additional support for the unique needs of these high risk students.

Some examples of services include:

  • Community building/Networking events
  • Academic/Career planning
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Specialized programming/workshops
  • Additional individual support

For more information or to make an appointment, contact:

Coordinator, Learning Community
208.562.2378