Building a Bridge to Your Future was designed to bridge the transition from middle school to high school so students enter with the skills, attitudes, and emotional resiliency that will propel them to graduate and matriculate to post-secondary education or training and then successfully enter the workforce.
Dr. Karen Miles introduces the course.
Learn more about the 24 videos available to enhance the student experience.
When you adopt this curriculum, you will do three important things:
“The workbook covers the kinds of things that we know help with academic success and career planning. If the student has a positive outlook and a higher self-efficacy, then they're more likely to be successful in thinking about and planning for their future.”
Dr. Karen Miles, Executive Director
Get Focused Stay Focused National Resource Center
“The workbook has the students thinking about their future in a way they haven't thought about yet.”
Kelsey Cappellano, Teacher
Hoopeston Area Middle School, Hoopeston, IL
This coursework provide students time to reflect and grow — increasing their self-efficacy as successful students — and gives the teacher an opportunity to validate their improved readiness to engage in career exploration and decision-making.
Understanding how they think about learning and life gives young people important insights into their next steps as they transition to high school. They’ll see how what they learn in this course can help them be successful in their future academic life and work life.