Participating States
The following states participate in the Schools of Character program. Applications from schools and districts located in these states will be reviewed first by our Character.org state affiliates. Click on your state to learn more about what's happening near you and to contact your state coordinator for resources. Don't see your state listed? Learn how to start a Schools of Character program in your state.

Arizona
Arizona Character Education Foundation

Florida
Florida Character.org 

Illinois
University of St. Francis College of Education and the Will County CharacterCoalition

Iowa
Character Counts in Iowa/Institute for Character Development at Drake University

Kansas
Kansas State Department of Education

Kentucky
Character Council of Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

Michigan
Michigan Department of Education

Minnesota
Synergy & Leadership Exchange

Missouri
CHARACTERplus and the St. Louis Rams

New Jersey
New Jersey Alliance for Social, Emotional and Character Development (NJASECD)

New York
Academy for Character Education at the Sage Colleges

North Carolina
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

Ohio
Character Council of Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky

Oklahoma
OKcharacter.org

Pennsylvania
DeSales University

Texas
Texas Elementary Principals & Supervisors Association

Virginia
School of Education at Regent University

Wisconsin
Wisconsin Character Education Partnership