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The Bridges Career Academies & Workplace Connection is a partnership of the Brainerd Lakes Chamber and it’s Education Association,  Central Lakes College and MSTATE, in conjunction with participating school districts, on behalf of our future workforce, in grades 9-12. Currently, funding is provided in part by Central Lakes Perkins Consortium and Sourcewell (formerly NJPA).

Historical Partners

Over the years, funding has been provided, in part, by the following funding organizations:

Bridges appreciates the financial contributions of


and the Central Lakes Perkins Consortium