Future Quest Island (FQI) is an accessible game-based college and career readiness tool for all middle school youth that aligns 21st century technology skills with college and career readiness goals to promote self-awareness, self-knowledge, self-advocacy, and organization for middle school youth with disabilities. FQI is aimed at middle school general and special education teachers as well as technology professionals, counselors, administrators, and transition professionals who are interested in advancing engagement and transition plans of youth with and without disabilities in middle school in college and career activities.
Key Topic Areas
Future Quest Island is implemented in middle schools throughout the greater Boston and Southeastern Massachusetts regions with culturally and racially diverse groups of students and professionals resulting in gains in self-determination, online safety, college goal setting ability, and advanced in career awareness.
Partner Educators & Contributors
Preliminary findings indicate that Future Quest Island has a positive impact on online safety, self-determination and college and career readiness.
Publications & Marketing Materials
Lori Cooney, Project Coordinator
Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston