The Great Lakes College and Career Pathways Partnership supports four Great Lakes communities in building high-quality college and career pathways that equip students to thrive in college, careers, and beyond.


Our Communities

The Great Lakes College and Career Pathways Partnership (GLCCPP) works with school districts, postsecondary institutions and employers to improve the lives of young people— particularly historically marginalized students and underrepresented groups, across these four Great Lakes Communities:



Northwest Suburbs of Chicago



Our Work


Expand And Strengthen

Expand and strengthen existing pathway systems from early high school into college and career opportunities.

Gather and Disseminate

Gather and disseminate lessons learned about what it takes to advance systemic pathway development and improve outcomes. It is our hope that this learning may inform similar efforts across the region and the nation.