, in collaboration with our state affiliate, The University of San Diego Character Development Centeraccepts Schools of Character applications from public, private and charter schools as well as districts throughout the state of California through our Schools of Character program. Applicants selected as a California School of Character will hold their designation for 3 years and their applications will be forwarded to the national level for consideration as a National School of Character.

Learn more about the application process.

State Coordinator(s)

Dr. Ed DeRoche
Director, Character Development Center
School of Leadership & Education Sciences
Hill Hall, Rm 246
University of San Diego
5998 Alcala Park
San Diego, CA 92110

CJ Moloney
Program Coordinator
University of San Diego
Character Development Center