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11 Principles Training (Choose 1)
Schools are encouraged to bring a team for this highly interactive one-day training. Each session is limited to 30 participants, so register early! Learn more >>

  • August 9: Ellis Middle School, Austin, MN – Register
  • August 10: MN Department of Education, Roseville, MN – Register
  • August 11: Northeast Service Cooperative, Mountain Lake, MN – Register
  • August 12: Resource Training & Solutions, Sartell, MN – Register

Oct. 14-15, 2016, Grand Hyatt, Washington D.C.
The 2016 National Forum on Character Education
The 2016 National Forum on Character Education is the largest conference bringing together practitioners and experts to share best practices on developing character in young people. This year’s theme is “Educate, Inspire, Empower: Building Productive and Caring Citizens.” The focus is on helping educators empower young people to become ethical and engaged citizens. Join more than 800 educators, administrators and thought-leaders at this event! Register Now >>

Related Events

June 16, 2016, Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI
12th Annual Character Education Conference
Everyday Heroes: Transforming Schools Through Character. Learn more >>

June 23-24 2016, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
20th Annual Character Matters Conference – What’s Under Our Umbrella?
Two major speakers – Dr. Michele Borba and Dr. Thomas Lickona. Learn more >>

July 26-27, 2016, Westminster Christian Academy,  St. Louis, MO
The 22nd Annual CharacterPlus National Conference 
Whether you are a pre-service or veteran teacher looking for resources to support the needs of your students, a principal searching for best practices in fostering a positive school climate and culture, or an early childhood educator interested in discovering how character education supports children in the early stages of their development – this conference offers meaningful training and tools for all levels of education professionals. Learn more >>

October 6-7, 2016, Omni Dallas Hotel, Dallas, TX
Changing the Odds Conference
The 5th annual Changing the Odds conference—“Compassion: Brain Changer”—will feature researcher, storyteller and author of three #1 New York Times bestsellers Brené Brown amongst a renowned speaker roster of some of the top thought leaders in education and mental health. This unique and dynamic event explores how essential social emotional health habits, like mindfulness, gratitude and kindness, rewire the brain to increase compassion. CEUs will be provided. Learn more>>