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Get to Know: Lillian, Freshman

What do you like best about Quest Forward Academy? Lillian: I like the small community and the way the mentors support me. I feel that at Quest, all of my mentors care about me and my work, and I know that they are all interested... Read More

The Un-Schooling of Mentor Jordan Bulger

As a first-year mentor, Jordan sees little distinction between his role and that of his students. A lifelong learner with numerous graduate degrees, he celebrates the mentor-student collaboration.... Read More

Quest Walkthrough: History of Bridges and Truss Bridge Design

As the quest designer for History of Bridges and Truss Bridge Design, Lina Chopra Haldar, PhD, was able to illustrate the interdisciplinary, project-based values of Quest Forward Learning while connecting geometry with physics. ... Read More

The Road Forward: Beyond High School

A distinguishing characteristic of Quest Forward Academy is a relentless discussion of mindset, habits, and skills. OE believes these characteristics will help students in college, work, and beyond. ... Read More

Students in the Spotlight: Azrielle and Benji

Meet two of Quest Forward Academy Santa Rosa students, Sophomore Azrielle and Senior Benji, as they discuss their experiences so far engaging with Quest Forward Learning. ... Read More

Building a Course: The Skills Framework

OE refers to the Quest Forward Learning curriculum as “skills-forward." In this blog, you can learn more about what that means, how it's applied, and what we hope students gain from this curriculum approach. ... Read More

The Power of Mindset

Quest Forward Learning encourages two mindsets: growth mindset and outward mindset, and students use these while learning, developing skills, fostering relationships, achieving in school, and succeeding in other areas of life. ... Read More

Learning in Action: The Advantages of a Skills-Forward Curriculum

In order to create proactive and effective community members, Quest Forward Learning has developed a Skills-Forward curriculum which makes the content empowering, relevant, and flexible for students to put their knowledge into action. ... Read More