Arizona Teacher Talks About How CHARACTER COUNTS! Works

Best Practices in Character Education: Q & A With Teacher James Sye In his latest blog post, CHARACTER COUNTS! Director Jeff McMurdy spotlights a few exemplary educators who are doing great things with CHARACTER COUNTS!. James Sye, a seventh-grade language arts teacher at La Paloma Academy in Tucson, Arizona, was...

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...

What’s in Your Back-to-School Bookcase?

As we at Westwood-Bales Elementary prepare for the 2013-2014 school year, we're displaying a few of our newest titles in our Character Case. What books will you be reading during your first few weeks back in your character building?...

Get a Head Start on the School Year with CHARACTER COUNTS! 5.0 Workshops

CHARACTER COUNTS! 5.0 Student Development Workshops are coming to a city near you this summer! Our 3-day training strengthens the fabric of your entire school, organization, community or youth group. Now is the perfect time to get a head start on the upcoming year and send three...

Cops on Campus: What Do You Think?

Placing police officers on school campuses is nothing new. But in response to the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, and elsewhere, the idea is gaining traction. It's also coming under fire by some youth advocates, judges and criminologists....