We invite you to learn more about the services and resources we offer to assist in exploring careers, choosing a career or major, and learn job-seeking and other employability skills.  Students from all Business, Professional, and Technical Education majors are encouraged to work with the Career Center staff as early as their first year.  The services provided by the Career Center are free of charge, and are available to students during their time at Navarro College. Please explore our website, stop by our office, or contact us with any questions.

Employers, help shape the career development of Navarro College students and serve the local workforce development efforts by participating in our Job Board.
Career Services

Navarro College Career Center offers services such as: textbook loan assistance, childcare assistance, tutoring services, career and job seeking tools.

Childcare and Textbook Loans

Childcare Assistance and Textbook Loans are available for Navarro College students. To qualify, you must be a Business, Professional, and Technical Education major and be eligible to receive a Pell grant.  Assistance is based on first-come, first-serve, special populations, full-time status, minimum GPA 2.0 and availability of funds.

Fall 2015 online applications for Textbook Loans and Childcare Assistance is available until July 31, 2015.

Tutoring Services

The Carl Perkins Career Center provides tutoring services to career and technical majors on the Corsicana campus in areas such as Accounting and Business Information Technology, as well as general computer skills. For more information on how you can sign up for tutoring services, please contact Darla Littrel at (903) 875-7481 or email:


Other resources:

Career and
Technical Advising

The Career Center provides advising for students who are Business, Professional and Technical Education (BPTE) majors, undeclared majors and those who want additional guidance in their specific career field.  If you need additional advising on educational and career planning, contact the Career Center for more information.

Career Development

The Career Center has job seeking resources available for students to check out.  Career Development advising is provided to individuals with creating appropriate resumes, multiple if needed, for targeting each employment situation. The Career Center provides online tools to support career development of students in the Business, Professional and Technical Education division.

Online Job Board

The Career Center’s online job posting and resume database system is available for students and alumni.  Once registration is complete, students can register at any time from any computer.   Students can view job postings and upload a resume.  Students and employers interested in participating the Symplicity Online Job Board should contact Dennis Perkins, Career and Technical Advisor.


Additional information about earning college credit through high school courses can be found on the following webpages:

Dual Credit

Tech Prep

Business, Professional, and
Technical Education majors


the Grant

Perkins grant are federal funds provided through the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 for the advancement of career and technical education. Perkins is intended to develop core indicators of performance for post-secondary career and technical education programs. Post-secondary Performance Measures for Perkins Core Indicators are:

  • 1P1: Technical Skill Attainment: Student attainment of challenging career and technical skill proficiency, including student achievement on technical assessment that is aligned with industry recognized standards, if available and appropriate.
  • 2P1: Credential, Certificate, or Diploma: Student attainment of an industry-recognized credential, certificate, or degree.
  • 3P1: Student Retention or Transfer: Student retention in postsecondary education or transfer to a baccalaureate degree program.
  • 4P1: Student Placement: Student placement in military service or apprenticeship programs or placement or retention in employment, including placement in high skill, high wage or high demand occupations or professions.
  • 5P1: Nontraditional Participation: Student participation in Career and Technical Education programs in nontraditional fields.
  • 5P2: Nontraditional CompletionStudent completion of Career and Technical Education programs in nontraditional fields.
Special Populations

Special population, as defined by Perkins IV are:

  • Individuals with disabilities
  • Individuals from economically disadvantaged families, including foster children
  • Individuals preparing for nontraditional training and employment
  • Single parents, including single pregnant women
  • Displaced homemakers
  • Individuals with other barriers to educational achievement, including individuals with limited English proficiency