The Character Consortium
Consortium_Wordmark The Character Consortium is a network of organizations committed to developing character in young people. Learn more about their organizations and services at the links below.
appalogo1000APPA Scotland Ltd
APPA is a mobile and web app that provides support in building and assessing well- being in young people between 12 and 18. Contact: Forbes Hamilton, Director.

Around the Piano Around the Piano
Around the Piano/Character Building Songs for Teens and Preteens is an engaging resource that promotes social, emotional and character development while improving climate through singing. Contact: Frankie Ghee, President and Singer-songwriter

Bullying & School Safety FoundationSchool Tools TV
If children are afraid, they won’t learn. The Bullying & School Safety Foundation is helping teachers teach students the coping strategies and social skills they need to really succeed. Contact: Rusty May, Director

CharacterPlusCharacterPlus
CharacterPlus envisions a world where positive character is universal. It is a non-profit resource for schools who want to transform their school cultures into places where staff and students are respected, learning is optimized and leaders are empowered to make a difference. CharacterPlus provides character education resources, processes and support to schools, equipping them to discover their shared values and empowering students to develop positive character traits. Contact: Tami Bopp, Director of CharacterPlus Programs

Character Development & LeadershipCharacter Development and Leadership 
The Character Development & Leadership (CDL) Program is a comprehensive, user-friendly, high-interest character education and leadership curriculum for high schools and middle schools. Contact: Joseph Hoedel, Author

Cloud9WorldCloud9World
Cloud9World leverages our foundation in character strengths to foster a forceful impact on literacy, behavior, staff morale and parent involvement. The whole school approach bonds the connection among teachers, students and parents. We provide educators with flexible materials aligned with standards to get high impact, research proven results. Contact: Andrea Nactigall, President

Cooperative gamesCooperativeGames.com
CooperativeGames.com supplies cooperative games and play-based programs for teachers. Their bullying prevention program was proven effective in a University study, is easy, fun and affordable. Contact: Suzanne Lyons, Founder

Heartland FoundationHeartland Foundation
Heartland Foundation is a difference-maker for people and communities by inspiring a love for learning and serving, building confidence, uplifting positive character, and encouraging collaboration. Contact: Sandra Petit Weber, Director of Resources and Judith K. Sabbert, Team Leader President

High 5 for Character, LLC High 5
High 5 for Character provides the tools needed to nurture great character in kids so they will have a foundation for success in life. Contact: Kristine Yankee, Owner and Marian Nelson, Co-Founder

Mark Liston webThe Liston Group
Thought leader ListonGroup.org provides quality character curricula, assessment and consulting for educators worldwide. LG presents C2: Character Challenge and The Character Growth Index.
Contact: Mark Liston, Founder; Cameron Skinner, Support Lead

Lions QuestLions Quest
Lions Quest is a global PreK-12 social emotional learning program promoting character education, anti-bullying, connection to school, drug and alcohol prevention, and service learning.
Contact: Matthew Kiefer, Program Manager

Lucky Kats, Inc.Lucky Katz_2a web
Lucky Kat World provides elementary children a digital playground filled with 100+ edutainment games and activities that encourage good character development, positive attitudes and strong critical thinking skills. Contact: Tammy Schroeder, President

Project WisdomProject Wisdom-logo_WInc (1) 
Since 1992, Project Wisdom has provided character education and social-emotional materials which include “Words of Wisdom” messages, curriculum, and weekly email support for educators. Contact: Suzanne Johnsen, Vice President

School-Connectschoolconnect
School-Connect creates and distributes School-Connect: Optimizing the High School Experience, a program for boosting students’ social, emotional and academic skills. School-Connect authors also offer professional development in how to implement the program and create supportive learning communities in high schools and speak nationally on the importance of school connectedness to adolescents’ personal growth and engagement in learning. Contact: Kathy Beland

SOS Children's VillagesSOS Children’s Villages-USA, Inc.
Founded in 1949, SOS Children’s Villages builds families for orphaned, abandoned, and other vulnerable children in 134 countries, including the United States. Contact: Amanda Moore, Manager, Community & School Outreach

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