BRIDGE Act - Georgia Career Information Center

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Georgia’s BRIDGE Act
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Building Resourceful Individuals to Develop Georgia's
Economy Act
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Using GCIS Junior for
© 2014 Georgia Career Information Center, Division of Student Affairs, Georgia State University and its licensors. All rights reserved.
Using GCIS Junior for
Middle School Students
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What is the BRIDGE Act?
BRIDGE is an acronym for “Building Resourceful Individuals to
Develop Georgia’s Economy”.
Ensures that Georgia’s 6th -12th grade students are aware of
available career and postsecondary education options.
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.
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BRIDGE Act Objectives
for Middle School Students
Middle school students
shall be provided
counseling, advisement,
career awareness, career
interest inventories, and
information to assist them
in evaluating their
academic skills and career
interests.
Before the end of the
second semester of the
eighth grade, students shall
develop an individual
graduation plan in
consultation with their
parents, guardians, or
individuals appointed by
the parents or guardians to
serve as their designee.
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Portfolios
The Georgia Career
Information Center can create
all of your portfolios. Contact
your GCIS Representative for
details.
Be sure to create a GCIS Junior
Portfolio for every student
before completing any
BRIDGE Act activities. This is
how the data is collected and
reported to the Georgia
Department of Education.
This Portfolio can be
transferred to the Board of
Regent or Technical System of
Georgia school to continue
the students’ career
development.
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GCIS-GCIS Junior
Advisement Checklist
This is the official advisement
checklist used by the Georgia
Career Information Center to
report your students’ completion
of BRIDGE Act career
development activities.
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Getting Started with
GCIS Junior and the BRIDGE Act
6th Grade: Career Cluster Inventory -- complete the Career
Cluster Inventory and save it in your portfolio.
7th Grade: Reality Check -- complete Reality Check and
save it in your portfolio.
7th Grade: 3 Career Clusters -- explore at least 3 career
clusters and save them in your portfolio.
8th Grade: 3 Occupations -- explore at least 3 occupations
and save them in your portfolio.
8th Grade: "My Course Plan" -- complete the "My Course
Plan" (Individual Graduation Plan) in your portfolio.
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BRIDGE Act Reporting
Tools for GCIS Junior
To run your BRIDGE Act Reports:
• Go to GCIS
(www.gcic.peachnet.edu)
• Enter your Administration Tools
User Name and Password
• Click “Sign In”
• Click “Building Resourceful
Individuals to Develop Georgia’s
Economy Act (BRIDGE Act)”
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BRIDGE Act Data Entry
BRIDGE Act
Student
Enrollment
BRIDGE Act
8th Grade "My
Course Plan"
Enter number of students enrolled in
each grade level to generate your
BRIDGE Act Reports.
Check the 8th grade students who have
completed their "My Course Plan"
(Individual Graduation Plan).
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6th Grade:
Portfolios
•% of 6th graders who have
portfolio accounts with GCIS
or GCIS Junior.
6th Grade:
8th Grade:
Career Cluster
Inventory
"My Course Plan"
•% of 8th graders who have
completed the "My Course
Plan" (Individual Graduation
Plan).
BRIDGE Act
Reports for
•% of 6th graders who have
completed Career Cluster
Inventory and saved in their
portfolios.
Middle School
Students
8th Grade:
7th Grade:
3 Occupations
Reality Check
•% of 8th graders who have
explored at least 3
occupations and saved them
in their portfolios.
•% of 7th graders who have
completed Reality Check and
saved in their portfolios.
7th Grade:
3 Career Clusters
•% of 7th graders who have
explored at least 3 career
clusters and saved them in
their portfolios.
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View real-time
percent of
students who
have
completed
activity
See date
students last
used their
Portfolio.
View students’
Portfolio
content
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District Reporting Tool:
BRIDGE Act Summary Report
To Run BRIDGE Act Summary
Reports:
Find the
percentage of
completion for
each gradespecific activity
• Go to GCIS Junior
(www.gcic.peachnet.edu)
• Enter your District Tools
User Name and Password
• Click “Sign In”
• Click BRIDGE Act Summary
Report located under Main
Menu.
Review the
number of
students
enrolled in each
grade level
View the schools in the
district that have entered
their student enrollment
figures (If the student
enrollment is not entered,
you will not be able to view
the school’s progress.)
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Additional BRIDGE Act
Resources
• To access additional resources, go to the GCIC Homepage:
www.gcic.peachnet.edu
• Click Georgia's BRIDGE Act under Help Yourself
• Using GCIS and GCIS Junior for the BRIDGE Act PowerPoint
presentations
• House Bill 400: Building Resourceful Individuals to Develop
Georgia's Economy Act (BRIDGE Act)
• GCIS-GCIS Junior Advisement Checklist
• Resources for “College Credit Now”
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Questions???
Markita J. Grant,
Director
Quiana H. Gordon,
M+T Manager
404-413-1730
[email protected]
404-413-1733
[email protected]
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Georgia Career
Information Center
www.gcic.peachnet.edu
Georgia’s BRIDGE Act
Building Resourceful Individuals to Develop Georgia's Economy Act
Using GCIS Junior for Middle School Students
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