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How the Pathways Program Empowers Students to Succeed

Learn how the Pathways Program uniquely prepares high school students for their individual futures — with career exploration, future planning, financial literacy, and much more — plus years of support after graduation.... Read More

Summer Bridge: Helping Students Start 9th Grade Confidently

The Omaha Summer Bridge Program helped students who ended 8th grade on uneasy footing to feel confident and prepared to enter high school this fall.... Read More

Omaha Internships: From the Academy to Beyond!

Think back to your high school years. What sticks out? Probably not the Pythagorean Theorem! For many, some of the most formative moments happened outside of the classroom: in a fast food kitchen as we worked our first jobs, at a... Read More

Career Bootcamp for the Bees

Since the dawn of time (and the first day of kindergarten) students everywhere have been asked: "What do you want to be when you grow up?" As Quest Forward Academy Omaha begins its third year, we’re focusing on preparing students to... Read More

Cultural Contact: Sharing Artifacts Across the Globe

The Quest Forward Learning Global Learning Program connects Foundation and Exploration students (traditionally freshmen and sophomores) at Quest Forward Academy in Omaha with students at Mtakuja Secondary school in Tanzania. These two... Read More

Customizing the Classroom: Differentiation in Quest Forward Learning

We know it is not easy to create a flexible, differentiated learning experience for all students, but Quest Forward Mentors play an instrumental role in helping students set and achieve their goals. ... Read More

Shifting Gears: Putting Students in the Driver’s Seat

Personalized learning is the future—an education that is relevant, engaging, and authentic. This should be the expectation (not just the hope), and as mentors we can help make this shift possible.... Read More

The Hands-Off Mentoring Approach

The role of a mentor in Quest Forward Learning can make or break a student’s learning progression. As a mentor, you bring to the table a unique combination of expertise and experience that is unlike any other mentor in your program,... Read More

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