2019 Scholarship

The Nebraska FPS Office is now taking applications for the 2018 Scholarship. This scholarship is for graduating seniors with at least two years experience in Future Problem Solving. The scholarship is for $200 and two scholarships will be awarded. Applications must be postmarked by March 1. We will announce the scholarship winner(s) at the State […]

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2017-18 Topics

SPREAD OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE Estimations indicate that more than 52 million people fall ill from infectious diseases around the world each year. Seventeen million people die annually from these diseases. With the advent of affordable global travel, infectious diseases may spread rapidly over a large area across the globe. Vaccines and treatments are often ineffective […]

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Sign Up Now! 2019 Coaches’ Training

This year, coaches’ training will take place in Kearney. Lincoln/Omaha area coaches, please contact Melissa with your training needs.¬† I would be happy to train you at your site or would host you as well! Kearney-Based Training: Dates: Wednesday, September 4 Wednesday, November 6 Time: 9:30AM -3:30PM (Lunch provided) Place: Kearney Public Library, South Platte […]

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Research Links: Identity Theft

FTC: Identity Theft – From the Federal Trade Commission. More about recovering from identity theft, data breaches, protecting your identity, and information specific to law enforcement, attorneys, businesses, and individuals. US Department of Justice: Identity Theft – What is it? How to identify if it’s happened to you? What can you do if it’s happened […]

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Registration 2016-17

Registrations are being accepted for the 2016-17 school year. Who registers? Coaches – register your teams and individuals What are the registration categories? Global Issues Problem Solving (booklet competition), Community Problem Solving, and Scenario Writing What are the registration costs? GIPS Team: $150, GIPS Individual $25, CmPS Team $25, Scenario Writing $15 When is the […]

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Land Transportation – Research Links

Transportation Modes: An Overview – The Geography of Transport Systems Information regarding the modes of land transportation 4 Big Ideas to Revolutionize Transportation¬†– World Resources Institute Autopia – Wired Magazine Road to the Future 2050 and the Future of Transportation Frictionless vehicles and binary power will define transportation in the world ahead Future Transportation – […]

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Protected: Coach State Bowl Info.

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What is Community Problem Solving?

In Community Problem Solving (CmPS) teams apply their FPS skills to real problems in their community. A community problem is a problem that exists within the school, local community, region, state or nation. Implementation of the action plan is included in this component. Teams move from hypothetical issues to real world, authentic concerns. The top […]

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