Georgia’s BRIDGE Law
Using GCIS and GCIS Junior for the BRIDGE Law
Your school can use the Georgia Career Information System (GCIS) and Georgia Career Information System Junior (GCIS Junior) to fulfill the requirements of the BRIDGE Law. The Georgia Career Information Center is committed to providing you with the support and necessary tools to meet your BRIDGE Law obligation in a timely manner. In partnership with the Georgia Department of Education, the Georgia Career Information Center has implemented a user-friendly administrative option to enable you to track and report your school’s performance.
Please use the following resources to learn about the BRIDGE Law and to find resources to help you meet the BRIDGE Law requirements.
House Bill 400: Building Resourceful Individuals to Develop Georgia’s Economy (BRIDGE Law)
To read House Bill 400, click BRIDGE Act Detail
To download a quick reference guide for House Bill 400, click What is the BRIDGE Law?
GCIS-GDOE Advisement Checklist
The GCIS-GDOE Advisement Checklist is the official list used by the Georgia Career Information Center. This checklist includes GCIS and GCIS Junior career development activities listed according to each grade level. This information will document your career awareness activities for the Georgia Department of Education.
To download the BRIDGE Law requirements, click GCIS-GDOE Advisement Checklist
GCIS and GCIS Junior Guidebook to Meeting the BRIDGE Law
Use the following PowerPoint presentations to introduce how to use GCIS and GCIS Junior to meet the BRIDGE Law requirement. These presentations are excellent resources for classroom instruction and informational meetings. (Best viewed as PowerPoint Slide Shows)
- La Ley BRIDGE de Georgia – Uso del GCIS para Estudiantes de Escuela Secundaria PowerPoint
- La Ley BRIDGE de Georgia – Uso del GCIS Junior para Estudiantes de Escuela Intermedia PowerPoint
BRIDGE Law Step by Step Handouts:
Use the following step-by-step instructions to complete the BRIDGE Law activities.
- 6th Grade: Career Cluster Inventory (80 Questions) or 6th Grade: Career Cluster Inventory (48 Questions)
- 7th Grade: Reality Check
- 7th Grade: 3 Career Clusters
- 8th Grade: 3 Occupations
- 8th Grade: “Course Planner”
- 9th Grade: 3 Occupations
- 10th Grade: “Move On When Ready”
- 11th Grade: School to Work Connection
- 12th Grade: Next Step