Impact Report

Impact Report

Our Impact

Since we started in 2007, Future Focused Education has grown to include expertise and learning derived from our work with the Leadership Schools Network, employer partners, educators and with, very importantly, students. We are now applying our learning to school and program design in communities, schools and districts around the country.
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Paid to students in X3 internship stipends

X3 Internship Program

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN SCHOOL AND WORK

X3 places high school students in paid, real-world internships with local employers.
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paid to students in X3 internship stipends

Our Impact

Since we started in 2007, Future Focused Education has grown to include expertise and learning derived from our work with the Leadership Schools Network, employer partners, educators and with, very importantly, students. We are now applying our learning to school and program design in communities, schools and districts around the country.
Network icon
0
Network
Schools
Employer Partner Icon
0
Employer
Partners
Educator Icon
0
Educators
Internship Placements Icon
0
Internship
Placements
Paid to students icon
$0
Paid to students in X3 internship stipends

X3 Internship Program

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN SCHOOL AND WORK

X3 places high school students in paid, real-world internships with local employers.
$0
paid to students in X3 internship stipends

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

their hunger to share value and purpose.”

Kelly Roepke,

Chief Executive Officer Chief Operations Officer

at Associated General Contractors, X3 mentor

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insight into how younger minds think and

from the mentor experience. My frame of

“I didn’t expect to personally learn so much

reference has expanded and I have a better

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WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

passionate about.”

Kelly Contreras,

X3 intern with the City of Albuquerque

Cultural Services Department

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experiences helped me find out what I’m

because even though I don’t know what

“This internship helped me grow so much

my major is at the moment, these

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WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

Kelly Roepke,

Chief Executive Officer Chief Operations Officer

at Associated General Contractors, X3 mentor

Read Kelly’s testimonial

“I didn’t expect to personally learn so much

insight into how younger minds think and

their hunger to share value and purpose.”

reference has expanded and I have a better

from the mentor experience. My frame of

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

Kelly Contreras,

X3 intern with the City of Albuquerque

Cultural Services Department

Read Kelly’s testimonial

“This internship helped me grow so much

experiences helped me find out what I’m

passionate about.”

my major is at the moment, these

because even though I don’t know what

School & Program Design

WORKING ALONGSIDE COMMUNITIES

Future Focused Education is partnering with the Higher Learning Project in Memphis, TN, to launch a sister network of high schools modeled on the Leadership Schools Network.
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of Memphian participants strongly agree that site visits to Albuquerque have been “a worthwhile use of their time.”

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

like in Memphis, for Memphis.”

Community Member,

Tennessee

Memphis focus on what it is going to be

process of bringing our school to light.

“Future Focused has helped shape the

What I appreciate is that you are helping

Students at a laptop

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

Community Member,

Tennessee

“Future Focused has helped shape the

Memphis focus on what it is going to be

like in Memphis, for Memphis.”

What I appreciate is that you are helping

process of bringing our school to light.

Leadership Schools Network

BUILDING AND SUPPORTING INNOVATIVE SCHOOL MODELS

Future Focused Education facilitates collaboration and learning across the Leadership Schools Network.
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of Leadership Schools staff agree they are “better prepared to do their jobs” after attending Future Focused cross-school learning sessions.

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

better.”

LSN school leader

together and learn together makes us

you feel like you are on an island. This work

“I think a lot of times when you do this work,

is hard but having that opportunity to come

Students in a classroom working together

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

LSN school leader

“I think a lot of times when you do this work,

together and learn together makes us

better.”

is hard but having that opportunity to come

you feel like you are on an island. This work

Ground-Up Policy Change

INFLUENCING THE DISCOURSE

Future Focused Education holds cross-sector convenings as part of our ground-up efforts to change the state assessment system.
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of convening participants reported learning new approaches to student assessment.

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

Educator who participated in learning trip

to New Hampshire

strategies for shaping positive

"You've given us ideas, hope, and

change in New Mexico."

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WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

Helen Mary McFeely, conference attendee and doctoral

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candidate at the University of New Mexico

Conference with enthusiasm. It showed

“I signed up for the 2020 EdUprising

me where our unique state will go at the

turn of a new decade. The conference

gave me so many new tools to apply to

my teaching.”

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WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

Educator who participated in learning trip

to New Hampshire

change in New Mexico."

strategies for shaping positive

"You've given us ideas, hope, and

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

Helen Mary McFeely, conference attendee and doctoral

candidate at the University of New Mexico

Read Helen's testimonial

“I signed up for the 2020 EdUprising

turn of a new decade. The conference

gave me so many new tools to apply to

my teaching.”

me where our unique state will go at the

Conference with enthusiasm. It showed