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NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES
Recognition as National Promising Practice
Congratulations! Avalon School and Waseca Junior & Senior High have received national recognition for their promising practice from the Character Education Partnership. Click here for more details about the practices or CEP press release.
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.
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.
PeaceMaker Walk for Kids
Looking for a summer service project? Want to stand up to bullying and to violence? Join a PeaceMaker Minnesota Parade Walk for Kids and raise funds for the violence prevention efforts of a school. You pick the school. PeaceMaker provides the t-shirts and the candy to hand out. Registration is just $10. Learn more at www.peacemakermn.org and click on "Join Us."
Nominate Your Students as Academic All-Stars!
Cultivating Minds, Nurturing Hearts
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.
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!