[UPDATE, 11/11/2013: Video of Michael Josephson’s entire keynote speech is available here.]
CHARACTER COUNTS! founder and president Michael Josephson will be one of the keynote speakers at the 2013 National Forum on Character Education in Washington, D.C., October 24-27. He will discuss the importance of helping young people develop ethical values and what the latest research shows on the most effective ways to do this. See all the keynote speakers here.
Gary Smit, a CHARACTER COUNTS! national faculty member, and Scott Raecker, Executive Director of CHARACTER COUNTS! in Iowa, will participate along with Michael Josephson and others in these breakout sessions at the conference:
- Developing a Positive School Climate: New state of the art strategies for teaching character – Dr. Gary Smit – 10/26 from 11:15 to 12:30
- Enhancing School Engagement: Certification, Regional Instructional Centers and Exemplary Schools – Dr. Gary Smit with Pam Bylsma – 10/25 from 4 to 5:15
- Character Curriculum Integration: Teaching Strategies – Dr. Gary Smit – 10/25 from 11:15 to 12:30
- It Really Works! Data on the Effectiveness of an Integrated Character Education Strategy – Michael Josephson – 10/26 from 9:45 to 11:00
- Iowa: A Statewide Character Initiative: Early Childhood to Full Community Engagement– Scott Raecker, Mark Wills and Georgia Sheriff – 10/25 from 9:45 to 11:00
- Model Standards for a complete Academic, Social, Emotional and Character Development Program – Michael Josephson – 10/25 from 2:30 to 3:45
Register now to participate in the conference.
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