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Why High School Students Should be Interns

Most students don’t think about an internship until they get into college. But the sooner students explore options along their career path the better. Internships are powerful learning experiences that can ignite interests, sharpen... Read More

Celebrating Black History Month

The American people did not have to wait until February to celebrate Black History. History was made this January with the swearing in of the first African-American/South Asian woman Vice President of The United States of America,... Read More

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

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

Our Vision For Mentoring

The Quest Forward Vision for Mentors describes how mentors can help young people grow and expand their academic, social, and personal skills.... Read More

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