Why FPS?

Future Problem Solving empowers students by teaching them a method to solve problems. Some of the skills gathered and strengthened through participation in Future Problem Solving include

  • Textual analysis
  • Writing
  • Team collaboration
  • Creative thinking
  • Researching complex topics
  • Decision making

For many students, the International Conference is their first exposure to individuals from other places around the world. What an amazing experience! These students get to know each other over several days, working together in many of the competitions and partnering for experiences like the Variety Show.

The Future Problem Solving program address many of the areas identified as critical skill areas by Common Core, STEM, and the National Association of Gifted Children.