At a Glance

Doctor? HVAC technician? Software engineer? JFF rethinks how middle school students start to explore college and career options and prepares them to make meaningful decisions about their future.

Capabilities

Design

Scale

Areas of Work
  • Ensuring Equity in Advancement
  • Preparing for the Future of Work
Experts Involved
Status
In progress
Locations
  • CA
  • NM
  • TN
  • MA
  • AZ

Preparing Middle School Students to Make Meaningful Decisions

Students need access to quality information about college and career opportunities to make informed decisions about their future—particularly in the face of accelerated change in the workforce. Possible Futures, a JFF career exploration program for students in grades 6 through 10, helps young people develop a future-ready mindset with a skillset to match. 

Possible Futures provides a career exploration curriculum, informational guides, professional development services to educators, coaching to school systems, and practical supports to school leaders and staff.

Possible Futures Curriculum

The interactive Possible Futures curriculum helps students explore STEM occupations, develop essential 21st skills such as collaboration and communication, and learn how to positively contribute to their communities. 

The curriculum is adaptable for in-school, out-of-school, or extended learning settings. 

Coming soon in 2019!

STEMploration

Enable students to explore the roles of young STEM professionals using their knowledge, collaboration, and innovation to complete challenges based on relevant, real-world problems. Highlights information technology, health sciences, and engineering.

Skills for Success

Prepares youth to gain essential 21st-century skills such as growth mindset, collaboration, communication, and self-regulation.

Lenses on the Future

Equip students to chart a path to future success by identifying personal interests and strengths, researching various colleges and careers, and considering potential ways to contribute to society.

To learn more about the services Possible Futures offers, please contact possiblefutures@jff.org

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