International Affiliate Program is a national advocate and leader for the character education movement in the United States. Based in Washington, DC, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonsectarian coalition of organizations and individuals committed to fostering effective character education.’s International Partner for Character Program (IPC) . . . furthering Character Education Worldwide!

We welcome the opportunity to form mutually beneficial partnerships with international organizations that share our passion for the cause of character education.  Our vision is that “young people everywhere be educated, inspired and empowered to be ethical and engaged citizens.”  Thus, we seek to form friendships and partnerships with international character education organizations. View our current International Affiliates.

Together we can impact the world!

Our International Partners for Character Program is designed to further the cause of educating for character internationally. We also want to foster collaboration and the sharing of innovative and best practices. This exciting program offers co-branding, built in customization and discounts, and an opportunity to represent your country as a member of’s board or on other advisory councils.  Specifically we want to accomplish the following:

  • provide access to U.S. best practices and  collaborate with best practices internationally
  • provide trainings, resources, and consultancy customized to fit country-specific and culturally-sensitive needs
  • develop leaders and  leadership opportunities
  • develop reciprocity in order to encourage and support each other’s work and promote our common cause.

Interested in becoming a International Partner for Character?
Along with affirming our mission and vision, we ask that prospective partners also affirm our 11 Principles of Effective Character Education as a conceptual framework for character development in schools. We do recognize that the 11 Principles document may require some adjustment to fit the particular cultural context within any given country.  If you want to explore this opportunity, please email for additional information about the partnership terms and process.