From the Director’s Chair…

What makes a town, city, county, region or state a “community of character”? This week I spoke with teachers, principals and others who interact with young people every day. All of these educators share the belief that no matter how good your school is, no school can completely succeed in educating students and preparing them […]

From the Director’s Chair…

This is Teacher Appreciation Week, and my message is a simple one: Thank you to teachers, counselors, coaches, administrators and anyone who impacts a child’s life daily. An extra special thanks to those who do that using the Six Pillars of Character and the CHARACTER COUNTS! program. We conservatively estimate that more than 10,000 educators and […]

From the Director’s Chair …

In the nearly two years that I have had the privilege of being the National Director of CHARACTER COUNTS!, rarely a day goes by when someone doesn’t ask me: What is CHARACTER COUNTS!? In nearly every case, I first respond with what we are NOT. CHARACTER COUNTS! is NOT a curriculum, an add-on, an out of-the-box […]