Preparing Middle School Students for the Future
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 prepare young people to make meaningful decisions about their future careers and develop the skills that will help them achieve their goals.
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.
The Possible Futures curriculum may not be reproduced for commercial purposes.
Possible Futures Curriculum
The interactive Possible Futures curriculum helps students explore STEM occupations, develop essential 21st century 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.
JFF also offers services to support the launch, piloting, and scaling of the Possible Futures program including implementation strategy development, professional development events, and site-based coaching. For more information about these services, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skills for Success
Prepares youth to gain essential 21st century skills such as growth mindset, collaboration, communication, and self-regulation.
Enables 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.
Lenses on the Future
Equips 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.