Application Process
The Schools of Character program is a school improvement process that offers the opportunity for self-assessment and expert feedback to U.S. schools and districts engaged in character education.

2019 Schools of Character Application Now Open
All schools and districts that demonstrate excellence in character education, as measured by Character.org’s 11 Principles of Effective Character Education, will be named State and/or National Schools of Character.

Gather artifacts and start writing the implementation narrative for the 11 Principles of Effective Character Education. See 2019 application.

Download 11 Principles of Character Education capsule summary >>
Evaluator Checklist >>
Timeline>>
Benefits of applying>>
Application Guidelines for Schools and Districts Applying after Receiving the National Designation in 2013 or Before >>

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2017 Application Guidelines for Schools and Districts Applying after Receiving the National Designation in 2012 or Before >>