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NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES
Congratulations to the 2013 Minnesota Schools of Character & Promising Practice Award recipients. Read about this year's honorees.
National District of Character
Congratulations! Orono Public Schools has been recognized as a 2013 National District of Character by the Character Education Partnership (CEP). More details provided in the CEP press release.
Nominate Your Students as Academic All-Stars!
Cultivating Minds, Nurturing Hearts
Come alone or bring a team for this highly interactive training on how to make character education effective. Participants will learn the Character Education Partnership’s (CEP) framework—the 11 Principles
—as well as how to use the many resources in the 11 Principles Sourcebook. Click on “Events” to register.
2013 Minnesota Ethical Leadership Awards
Congratulations to the following programs that will be honored May 16 with a 2013 Minnesota Ethical Leadership Award: Neighborhood Leadership Program (Wilder Foundation’s Center for Communities), Pay It Forward Tour (Students Today Leaders Forever) and Youth Leadership Council (ISD 622). Click here
for more details.
Celebrate Character Recognition Day
Governor Dayton has proclaimed May 16 as Character Recognition Day in Minnesota. View the proclamation
. Please share stories and photos of how you celebrated the day on our Facebook page
Join us June 11 for a half day character education retreat to network with K-12 educators and be inspired by what others are doing to develop positive character in students. Registration limited to the first 50 reservations. Check out the event flier for more information. Register online today!
Congratulations to the 2013 Minnesota MATHCOUNTS competition winners!
2013 Gathering of Champions Logo Contest Winner Announced
Congratulations to Abby Hamman from Murray County Central Elementary! Her design will be the logo for the 2013 Gathering of Champions. View the winning design.