Center for New Directions

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The Center for New Directions at College of Western Idaho believes in equitable access to meaningful educational experiences. We can help you overcome barriers to education through ambassador programs, community resource referrals, career exploration, and more to empower you to reach your academic and career goals. 

      Who We Help

      welding studentThe Center for New Directions assists Career and Technical Education (CTE) students who are also:

      • career pioneers training to work in an occupation traditionally held by the opposite gender
      • single parents (male or female),┬áincluding single pregnant women
      • individuals who have been working without pay to care for a household and need to re-enter the workforce
      • economically disadvantaged
      • part of other special populations as defined in the Perkins V grant

      Contact Us

      Photo of Roberto Trinidad
      Coordinator, Center for New Directions