Connecting Students to Successful Career and Educational Pathways
BridgeYear’s programs create a far-reaching impact, not only for students but also communities and employers. By connecting underserved youth to high-demand careers and educational pathways, we are driving positive change that extends beyond individual success and contributes to a more equitable society.
of students who participated in a Career Test Drive® Fair indicated they were confident in their ability to do well in a career with training.
of students who participated in a Career Test Drive® Fair indicated they had a positive attitude towards the career they participated in.
of students who attended a Career Accelerator Day felt more prepared to pursue their career and/or academic plans after graduation.
Since its founding in 2016, BridgeYear has continued to develop and expand its programs and services. In the 2022-2023 school year, BridgeYear reached more than 13,900+ students.
Who We Serve
In the 2022-2023 school year, BridgeYear served various communities throughout the Greater Houston area, helping students build career awareness, form career identities, and mitigate enrollment barriers to postsecondary success.
of our students identify as Black and/or Hispanic and/or Latino
qualify for Free or
of our students
identify as female
Our 2022-23 Impact Report
Discover BridgeYear’s transformative journey throughout the 2022-23 academic year in our latest Impact Report. You’ll find compelling narratives of student successes, insights into our dynamic Career Test Drive® Program, the ground-breaking Postsecondary Pathways Conference co-hosted with UpSkill Houston, the ongoing development of MorePathways, and the successful launch of our Certification Cohort Program.
At BridgeYear, we’re dedicated to reshaping the postsecondary and workforce education landscape, offering young people meaningful, career-ready pathways after high school. In this year’s report, we delve into our theme of “Collaborating for Change,” highlighting how strategic partnerships have opened new doors for over 13,000 students, enabling them to explore rewarding career opportunities beyond traditional four-year degrees.