This site is the home of the West Virginia Future Problem Solving Program. WVFPSP is an affiliate of the Future Problem Solving Program International and supports all of its missions and goals. WVFPSP became an affiliate program in 1987. To learn more about the history and components of Future Problem Solving, visit the Future Problem Solving Program International site.
WVFPSP offers the following components: Global Issues Problem Solving (GIPS) - Both Team and Individual Competitions, Scenario Writing, Scenario Performance, and Community Problem Solving. All components are divided into the following divisions: Novice Division - grades 3-6 (No Novice Division components advance to Internationals), Junior Division - grades 4-6; Middle Division - grades 7-9; Senior Division - grades 10-12. Descriptions of these components can be found on the tab links above.
Due dates for the 2016-17 school year, click here.
Interested in Scenario Performance? Information about this new and exciting element of FPS can be found here.
Topic descriptors for the 2016-17 school year can be found here.
To see how our students have done recently, click here.
To see results of the most recent problem, click Fuzzy Winners.
Important forms for Global Issues Problem Solving (GIPS) can be found here.
Students can participate in community service projects and enter them in the Community Problem Solving competition.
Interested in a creative writing option? Check out Scenario Writing.
For more information, contact Robyn Addie, Affiliate Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org
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