Mission: Texas Future Problem Solving Program’s mission is to prepare students 4-12th grade to be successful leaders through problem solving, critical thinking, creativity, and communication strategies.
For over 40 years, Texas FPSP has given students the opportunity to learn and practice their problem solving skills through four exciting competitive components:
- Global Issues Problem Solving
- Community Problem Solving
- Scenario Writing
- Scenario Performance
TX FPSP Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing competitive and non-competitive educational tools to Texas students ever since 1980.
Texas Future Problem Solving Program, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 in the U.S.A. under the group tax exemption for Future Problem Solving Program International.
Global Issues problem Solving
Students utilize a problem solving process to solve important issues on a given global topic.
Students write a creative and futuristic story highlighting key issues within one of the annual topics.
Community problem solving
Students choose a problem within their own community, create and action plan and implement a solution.
Students write a scenario on one of the annual topics and then perform it using storytelling techniques.
“FPS has given me the opportunity to refine my storytelling skills.”
“FPS is so applicable to real life! In advertising, creative briefs are similar to future scenes full of key challenges to overcome. Then we come up with potential solutions.”
“FPS has been a fun way to work with my friends on solving problems at my school”
““The Scientific Method is a DYNAMIC version of FPS – asking one question leads to another. FPS helped me develop the skills to do that. It was an invaluable experience.”