Career Academies

The Bridges Career Academies offer students in grades 9-12 the opportunity to explore a career pathway while preparing for employment and/or post-secondary education.   The Academies’ curriculum provides students personalized, practical, and integrated learning experiences. Academy courses provide hands-on learning activities that combine technical, academic and employability skills related to a specific career. Students enrolled in the Academies take classes at their high school, receiving high school, and, in some cases, college credit.

By enrolling in a Bridges Career Academy, students:
• Prepare for employment and/or college.
• Participate in a business/industry experience.
• Earn high school and potential college credit.
• Receive Academy certificate and honor cord upon completion.

View the current Bridges Career Academies options by selecting your school along the right side of this page.

To enroll, contact a Bridges Teacher, a high school counselor or review the high school’s course registration guide for more information.

 

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Download the Career Academies fact sheet.

For more information, contact your Bridges Career Academies Coordinator (map of region):

Northern Region: Judy Richer, (218) 760-7838
Southern Region: Betsy Picciano, (320) 260-1827