El Nuevo Dia featured an inspiring story on the Tus Valores Cuentan (TVC) program this past week. The article includes interviews with several parents, students and teachers whose lives have been changed by the program. “[The program] works very well,” said Carmen Velez, whose three children attend Ruiz Belvis school in La Playa. “It has taught them to respect »
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Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuño has signed new legislation that makes the values of the Tus Valores Cuentan program a permanent part of the curriculum of the Puerto Rico Department of Education. The new amendment (No. 149 to amend article 3.03) requires that universal values such as trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship are part of the »
In a recent interview, Puerto Rico Governor Luis Fortuno highlighted the importance of Tus Valores Cuentan (CHARACTER COUNTS!) in Puerto Rico.
One of most exciting changes at CHARACTER COUNTS! in the last year has been our expansion in schools and communities outside the continental United States. We caught up recently with CC! trainer Gary Smit to discuss what his international experiences have meant to him.
On May 17th, the first Cumbre Tus Valores Cuentan (CHARACTER COUNTS! Summit) convened in Puerto Rico, where government agencies, police departments, sports organizations, and hundreds of schools have adopted CHARACTER COUNTS!.
This touching story from El Nuevo Dia in Puerto Rico shows just how quickly CC! (in this case, TVC) begins to work.
Mrs. Rosario Rivera teaches English at the José Ramón Rodriguez Elementary School in the town of Coamo, and last semester she began working with Tus Valores Cuentan (CHARACTER COUNTS!).
Tus Valores Cuentan is a unique and comprehensive K-12 integrated values program specifically developed by Josephson Institute for Puerto Rico schools. It is derived from the Institute’s highly successful CHARACTER COUNTS! program, which currently reaches millions of children and their families.