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Join us for the 22nd National Forum on Character Education, “Mapping Success: Linking Smart & Good” where we will address the challenges that you as educators face with high-impact strategies and solutions from hundreds of other like-minded educators to latest research on what works in character education.

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Learn about high-impact strategies and solutions from National School of Character principals, counselors and teachers through our Schools of Character presentations.

“It was amazing to spend time with people who have such passion! I was able to share thoughts and ideas with others who share the importance of developing the whole child.”

–Bonnie, Teacher
2014 Forum attendee


Keynote Speakers

Dale Murphy

Dale MurphyA former All-star Major League Baseball player, who began his career as an Atlanta Brave, is also known as an “athlete who cares” and a “sportsman of the year” by Sports Illustrated. Murphy, a father of eight, continues to blend good character and sports as the founder of the I Won’t Cheat Foundation, an organization which provides character education to schools, youth sports leagues and summer camps. Don’t miss his October 16th keynote in the city that started his career.

Darcia Narvaez

Darcia NarvaezAs director of the Moral Psychology Lab at the University of Notre Dame, Narvaez researches morality from an interdisciplinary perspective across the lifespan, including early life, childhood, and adulthood. She brings evolutionary theory, neurobiology and positive psychology to considerations of development, morality and wisdom.  She is the author or editor of numerous books and articles and also writes a popular blog for Psychology Today called “Moral Landscapes.”

Featured Speaker

Zach Bonner

Zach BonnerZach, a 17-year old philanthropist, is best known as the founder of the non-profit, Little Red Wagon Foundation, an organization he began at age seven. After Hurricane Charley in 2004, he traveled around his neighborhood collecting disaster supplies in his little red wagon. Today, the organization has assembled over 40,000 backpacks of supplies for homeless children and hosts many other events to support homeless youth and raise awareness about their lives. Bonner has received much recognition for his work, including the President’s Call to Service Award. Come hear this young leader chronicle his successes and what you can do to inspire caring kids like Zach to make a difference.

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