School Bridge Program
The ACBL School Bridge Lesson Series program is designed to help you bring the joy of bridge to youth. More than 4000 youngsters participate each year in schools throughout North America. The fully funded program is sponsored by the ACBL and includes teacher stipends and free textbooks.
Step by Step Timeline Process for School Bridge Program
Interested in learning more about teaching bridge in schools? Here is the place to start.
Step 1: Welcome Letter
Step 2: Teacher Guide
Step 3: ACBL Youth Protection Policy
Step 4: Promotional Posters
Step 5: Consent & Release Form*
Step 6: W9 (not required for Canadian teachers)
Step 7: Teacher Stipend Request Form*
Step 8: Homework Sheet
Step 9: End of Class Tournament Packet
*The ACBL understands there are local and national laws that may prohibit the collection of this information from an entire class or a specific individual. We ask that teachers make a reasonable effort to collect the forms and information while still complying with local and national laws.
With additional questions, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Bridge without the bidding.
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FREE lesson software provided by the ACBL