From the Director’s Chair: What Is Pursuing Victory With Honor?

"Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing." "Second place is just the first loser." "Winning takes care of everything." "Win or go home." We've all heard quotes like these, and we've all seen the nightly broadcasts of playoff games that are "do or die." I'm a huge sports fan, but...

See CHARACTER COUNTS! in Action in South Carolina

When York Preparatory Academy in Rock Hill, South Carolina, hosts a Character Development Seminar on April 30 - May 2, participants will get to see what a successful CHARACTER COUNTS! program looks like. (Learn more and register now to save your spot.) Here's an advanced look...

Dave Kinnoin Bringing CC! School Assemblies to Charlotte Area

Dave Kinnoin, a multi-award-winning songwriter and performer, is making a special guest appearance at the Character Development Seminar in Rock Hill, South Carolina, April 30 - May 2. Is your school in the Charlotte area? Book one of his dynamic assemblies at your elementary school (CHARACTER COUNTS!...

Facts and Figures About Cyberbullying

Did you know that, according to nobullying.com, one in four kids has been the victim of online bullying more than once? This and other disquieting statistics ...

VIDEO: Cyberbullying Tips and Resources

This video from Common Sense Media includes a discussion on cyberbullying with Emily Bazelon, author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. Also in the video: three websites for kids that teach lessons about kindness, plus a...

Students With Ugly Digital Footprints Need Not Apply

How not to get into college: Attend a university's campus information session for prospective students and, during the presentation, tweet disparaging and expletive-laden comments about your fellow attendees....