The Project TEAM characters bring the foundations to life for students and help them see the benefit of applying these concepts to their lives in and out of school. Students instantly connect with the characters and want to learn more and emulate them. The characters have symbols for their super strengths, enabling a deeper understanding of how to use each foundation. Characters age with the students allowing for continued connections as students get older.
Harper - Helping Others
Harper’s special Helping powers shine through during times of need. She shows students how to be a better friend and how helping one another can lead to a more positive environment. Harper with her amazing Helping Skills, provides students with an understanding of what careers are in the helping field of Human Services.
Paco - Positive Change
Paco’s special powers in Positive Change prove useful when mistakes are made. Not only does he teach students the value in making mistakes, but he empowers all students to make changes to create a better school environment, community and world. Paco is able to help students learn more about his interest in careers in Health Services and the connections it has to Positive Change and the other PT foundations.
Amelia - Anti-Bullying
Amelia’s special powers in Anti-Bullying are important every day. She explains to students that while not everyone will always see eye to eye or even be the best of friends it is important to show respect and be nice to EVERYONE. She explains that all students have an important role in creating a peaceful, happy climate. Amelia promotes not only Anti-Bullying but also motivates students to see how it’s important for her career path, Industrial Technology and Engineering.
Philo - Problem Solving
Philo’s special Problem Solving powers shine through in times of conflict. Philo teaches students how to become independent problem solvers. He loves to share his steps to solve problems and ways to resolve conflicts peacefully. Philo is able to help students see how careers in Natural Resources use his important foundation, Problem Solving.
Ruby - Resiliency
Ruby uses her special Resiliency powers when faced with obstacles or adversity. She shows students the value of bouncing back and how being resilient can help them have great days. Business & Marketing is the career path Ruby is taking. She makes easy connections to careers and jobs and the importance of Resiliency.
Lamar - Leadership
Lamar’s special Leadership powers are crucial for future success. He teaches students how to recognize their own strengths and how to use those strengths to succeed. All students have their own leadership powers, we just need to help them shine through! Lamar demonstrates just how valuable and important Leadership skills are in all jobs and makes easy connections to his career path, Arts and Communication.