The National Center for Competency-Based Learning (NCCBL) is a New Hampshire based 501(c) (3) not-for-profit charitable organization founded in 2013.


"The World as the Classroom."


"To institutionalize real world, hands on, learning opportunities for our students by serving as the prime catalyst in harnessing mentors at the local, state, and national levels."

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Mentor Connect

Free for Individuals

Mentor Connect is an innovative mentorship engagement platform accessible worldwide. Anyone 18+ of age can sign-up for free and start connecting with relevant individuals for:

  • Jobs
  • Internships
  • Apprenticeships
  • Volunteering
  • Networking
  • Coaching

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Enterprise Edition

For commercial and not-for-profit organizations:

  • Dedicated Hosting
  • Customized Features
  • Unique Workflow
  • Administrator Portal
  • User Management
  • Helpdesk Solution
  • Tiered pricing structure
  • Non-profit pricing available to 501(c) (3) non-profit organizations, along with assistance with fundraising

Academic Edition

For academic institutions of all levels, the Academic Edition provides:

  • All the features of Enterprise Edition
  • Oversight for Minors
  • Career Credentialing Opportunities for School Credit

Extended Learning Opportunities (ELOs)

NHELO Program Design Handbook

The NHELO Program Design Handbook was created, in part, as a resource for the NCCBL.

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How are ELOs and Internships getting NH students ready for college and careers?


January 1, 2018: Manchester High School West adopts Mentor Connect Academic Edition

September 19, 2017: Fred Bramante: The father of Competency-Based Learning likes direction SAU 9 is heading

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June 11, 2013: It's Not About Time; It's About Learning: Fred Bramante at TEDxYouth@IFTA