Our children are missing something.

Something so vital that, without it, they are dramatically more susceptible to dropping out of school, bullying, violence, crime, substance abuse, poverty, unemployment, and health issues.

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It’s up to us to change that.

With life skills instruction, we can. Overcoming Obstacles life skills curriculum provides educators the tools to teach young people the skills necessary for success. With over 500 easy to teach activity-based lessons covering more than 20 critical topics, students learn how to communicate effectively. They learn how to make informed decisions. They learn how to set and achieve goals, resolve conflict, solve problems, and more.

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Young people with life skills lead better lives.

An education that includes life skills makes a difference. Young people involved in gangs, leave them and become responsible individuals. Misdirected youth become positive contributing community members. Students graduate from high school and are better prepared for college and rewarding careers. Learning life skills helps our children create better futures for themselves.

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Start changing your students’ lives today. Join the 35,000 educators who have already taught over​ 9 million young people life skills. Sign up now to download our curriculum.