Schools of Character Timeline

July 5, 2016: Schools of Character application opens

December 5, 2016: Application closes at midnight ET

December-January 2017: State level review of applications

January 27, 2017: State Schools of Character announced

March-April 2017: National review

Mid-May 2017: National Schools of Character announced

June 2017-May 2018: Recognition and outreach

  • All applicants receive feedback on their applications by the end of June
  • National Schools of Character receive recognition at the National Forum on Character Education in Washington, DC in Oct. 2017
  • Schools of Character Summit at the Forum will include information on outreach and mentoring opportunities.