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Character Education Gets a Jolt!

thirsty for moreLearn more about the CHARACTERplus National Conference’s keynotes and breakout session speakers at characterplus.org. The conference is June 17-18, with precon workshops on June 16.

Strands include:

• Academic Achievement
• Bully Prevention
• Early Childhood
• Service Learning
• Social & Emotional Skills
• Plus More

CHARACTERplus is a resource of EducationPlus.

CHARACTERplus National Conference Accepting Proposals

CHARACTERplus National Conference 2013
The 20th CHARACTERplus National Conference is taking place June 16-18 at the St. Charles Convention Center. CHARACTERplus is currently accepting proposals for breakout sessions. Strands include School Climate/Culture, Social & Emotional Skills, and Student Leadership/Empowerment. To see all the latest news on CHARACTERplus, follow them on Twitter at @CHARACTERplus and search the hash tag #charplusconf.

CHARACTERplus is a resource of EducationPlus.

19th Annual National Character Education Conference is June 17-19 in Missouri

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Character Education is the core to student academic achievement, building a positive school climate and developing caring and productive citizens. By attending the CHARACTERplus Character Education Conference this summer in St. Charles, Missouri, you’ll learn how it will positively change your world! The expertise of our presenters will provide you one of the most thought provoking culture-changing experience of your professional career. The keynote line up for 2013 is Michele Borba, Julia Cook, Kevin and Dave Kuschel, and (retired) General Stephen Lorenz.

2013 strands include:
• Whole-School Culture Bully Prevention
• Social/Emotional skills
• Curriculum Integration
• Academic Achievement
• Staff buy-in and collaboration
• Student Leadership
• Service Learning
• National Data Research & Trends

This year’s conference theme is No Matter how you Slice it, Character Education is the Core. Registration is open to all educators; to sign up to be on the conference enewsletter list to receive the latest program updates, click here.

characterplus 25 years CHARACTERplus is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year; it a program of Cooperating School Districts of Greater St. Louis.

Bullying Prevention: Building Your Response Team

stirlingIn Bullying Prevention: Building Your Response Team, Bill Brengle former assistant principal, Fox High School, shares the strategies that move staff & students to reduce bullying actions in their school culture on January 30th at Granite City ECC Conference Center in Illinois.

CHARACTERplus‘ Diane Stirling (pictured) facilitates the discussion and table-work that universalizes the components of this school’s success so that you can adapt it to your school, including:

•  identifying your core response team
•  bringing all staff on board
•  addressing adult/staff bullying behaviors
•  defining harmful actions with student input
•  surveying students and leveraging the results
•  involving student leadership as a catalyst to compassion and culture change

This half-day workshop is free for CHARACTERplus members and is $100 for non-members. For questions on this workshop, or any character education professional development offered by Cooperating School Districts, contact CHARACTERplus. You can also see more of their programs by liking facebook.com/CHARACTERplus.