Using GCIS and GCIS Junior for the BRIDGE Act
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
Act. The Georgia Career Information Center is committed to providing you with the
support and necessary tools to meet your BRIDGE Act obligation in a timely manner.
In partnership with the Georgia Department of Education, the Georgia Career Information
Center is working to implement a user-friendly administrative option to enable you
to transmit your documentation.
Please use the following resources to learn about the BRIDGE Act and to find resources
to help you meet the BRIDGE Act requirements.
House Bill 400: Building Resourceful Individuals to Develop Georgia's Economy Act
The General Assembly of Georgia enacted the BRIDGE Act House Bill 400 on May 20, 2010.
This act was passed to ensure that Georgia’s 6th -12th grade students are aware
of available career and postsecondary education options.
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
To download the BRIDGE Act requirements, click GCIS-GDOE Advisement Checklist
GCIS and GCIS Junior Guidebook to Meeting the BRIDGE Act
Use the following PowerPoint presentations to introduce
how to use GCIS and GCIS Junior to meet the BRIDGE Act requirement. These
presentations are excellent resources for classroom instruction and informational meetings. (Best viewed as PowerPoint Slide Shows)
BRIDGE Act Step by Step Handouts:
Use the following step-by-step instructions to complete the BRIDGE Act activities.
Resources for “College Credit Now”
College Credit Now encompasses the dual enrollment options available to secondary students.
Georgia Department of Education
Technical College System of Georgia
University System of Georgia (USG)