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NEWS & OPPORTUNITIES
Academic Enrichment Summit April 10, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
This one-day summit highlights the importance of academic enrichment programs to engage and support youth development. Guest speakers will address formal and non-formal enrichment, research and results, as well as the importance of parent involvement. More information.
Apply Today for a Promising Practices Award!
Has your school or district developed and successfully implemented a unique and effective character education practice? If so, we encourage you to apply for a 2015 Promising Practices Award! Applications are due March 13. Visit the Promising Practices page for more information.
Character Education Partnership isnow Character.org. Learn more.
Performance Excellence Best Practice Conference
Learn best practices and ways to improve your leadership effectiveness, strategic planning processes, operational performance and more at PENworks 2015, April 27-28 in Brooklyn Center, MN. Network with hundreds of other leaders and professionals committed to continuous improvement and achieving performance excellence. More information.
Praise from the U.S. Department of Education
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan offers his congratulations to the 2014 National Schools of Character! Play video.
Science of Character
Check out this inspiring 8-minute video
about how finding your inherent strengths can lead you to living a happier and more fulfilling life.
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