Learn more about the Future Finder Challenge at the October 13 virtual information session. The team will present an in-depth overview of the challenge and answer questions. 

A video recording and summary of questions and answers will be published following the session.

A $1 million U.S. Department of Education challenge to reimagine career navigation for adult learners

In the first stage, innovators — including strategists, developers, user-centered designers, and educators — are invited to submit prototypes for digital tools that will improve the career navigation experience for adult learners. Up to five finalists will be selected to receive at least $50,000 each and progress to Stage 2. One grand-prize winner will receive $500,000, and up to two runners-up will receive a share of at least $250,000.

Explore the submission form and review the selection criteria. Stage 1 submissions are due by 6:00 p.m. ET on December 15, 2022.

Browse entrant resources

Review the challenge resources to learn more about adult learners, the adult ed ecosystem, and career navigation support.

Explore collaboration opportunities

Success in all stages of the Future Finder Challenge will require a breadth of expertise, and participants are encouraged to consider collaborating with each other or expanding their existing teams. Register for the challenge community to identify opportunities to collaborate with others or add members to your team.

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