Minnesota Schools of Character & Promising Practices Awards
|The Schools of Character program is a school improvement process offering the opportunity for recognition, self-assessment and professional feedback to schools and districts engaged in character education. The program honors all schools and districts that demonstrate an exemplary level of implementation of the 11 Principles of Effective Character Education. Synergy & Leadership Exchange (Synergy) works in partnership with Character.org to offer the Schools of Character program in Minnesota.
|As part of the Schools of Character program, Synergy also presents Promising Practice Awards. The awards recognize a successful, specific and unique practice created by a school that promotes positive character development and in keeping with the 11 Principles.
►Visit the Promising Practices page.
Synergy recognized the 2016 Minnesota Schools of Character and Promising Practice honorees at the Character Recognition Awards celebration May 26 at the state capitol. View 2016 ceremony recap.
Synergy will recognize the 2017 honorees May 25 at the state capitol. Character.org will recognize the National Schools of Character and Promising Practices honorees at the at the 24th National Forum on Character Education in Arlington, VA Oct. 20-21.
2017 Honorable Mention, Minnesota District of Character
- Duluth Edison Charter Schools – Duluth
2017 Promising Practices Awards
- Fosston High School – Fosston
- Lakes International Language Academy – Forest Lake
- North Star Academy – Duluth
- Tri-City United Schools – Montgomery
- Wheaton Area Middle/High School – Wheaton
*Denotes a Minnesota Promising Practice that has received national recognition by Character.org.