• Our Mission:
    To develop the ability of young people
    GLOBALLY
    to design and promote positive futures through problem solving using
    CRITICAL & CREATIVE THINKING.
  • FPSPI Involves Thousands of Students Annually From
    Australia
    Hong Kong
    India
    Japan
    Korea
    Malaysia
    Singapore
    New Zealand
    Turkey
    United Kingdom
    Portugal
    United States
  • Our Program Components Include
    Global Issues Problem Solving (Team)
    Global Issues Problem Solving (Individual)
    Community Problem Solving (Team)
    Community Problem Solving (Individual)
    Scenario Writing
    Action-based Problem Solving
  • The Future Problem Solving Process
    Step 1: Identify Challenges
    Step 2: Select an Underlying Problem
    Step 3: Produce Solution Ideas
    Step 4: Generate and Select Criteria
    Step 5: Apply Criteria
    Step 6: Develop an Action Plan


Welcome

Founded in 1974 by creativity pioneer, Dr. E. Paul Torrance, Future Problem Solving Program International (FPSPI) stimulates critical and creative thinking skills, encourages students to develop a vision for the future, and prepares students for leadership roles. FPSPI engages students in creative problem solving within the curriculum and provides competitive opportunities.  Future Problem Solving Program International involves thousands of students annually from Australia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Portugal, Singapore, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States.

FPSPI Mission: To develop the ability of young people globally to design and promote positive futures through problem solving using critical and creative thinking.





2015 International Conference

Registration is now open.

Check out the International Conference page to learn about Youth & Shelter Services of Ames, FPSPI's 2015 Community Service Project.




We appreciate the hard work and dedication of those who demonstrate continual support of FPSPI.

FPSPI is a proud supporter of National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) and World Council on Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC).

Center for Creative Learning
Scholastic Testing Services, Inc.
Torrance Legacy
Miller & Hurt Financial Group, Inc.