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Here are a few ways to bring the Six Pillars to life at your school. Many of these activities are popular during CHARACTER COUNTS! Week. But there's more to CHARACTER COUNTS! than fun and games. If you're serious about implementing a sustainable character education program, consider attending one of our Character Development Seminars or schedule an in-service workshop and CC! will come to you. In the meantime, be sure to check out our Lesson Plan Bank and the materials we offer in the online store.

Schoolwide activities

Classroom activities

Individual or group projects

Extra-curricular activities

Improving school climate

Anti-bullying strategies
(Access our anti-bullying resources and learn about CC! anti-bullying workshops.)

Nonathletic youth activities

Sports leagues


Please share your ideas and news of your activities. Send email and photos to CCNews@jiethics.org or to:

CHARACTER COUNTS! National Office
Attn: Creative Services Dept.
9841 Airport Blvd., #300
Los Angeles, CA 90045