Future Problem Solvers

  • FPS is an academic program that challenges students to think creatively, critically, and futuristically. Students work in think-tank teams of four and analyze issues facing society today and in the future using a six-step creative problem-solving process. Students target, solve, and create action plans for problems in writing, and also showcase their work as dramatic presentations.


    • prepares students to construct positive futures
    • applies across the academic curriculum and within different disciplines
    • encourages teamwork and collaboration
    • employs creative problem solving using creative and critical thinking
    • supports self-directed learning
    • enhances verbal and written communication
    • provides opportunities for students to apply process tools and methods to real life problems

Club Meeting Info

  • Meeting times are usually (but may vary): 
    Wednesday afternoons 2:30 - 4:00 PM
    Friday mornings 6:30 -7:30 AM
    Room 509

a photograph of Joanne Speiss

FPS Forms & Documents