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Washington, DC (June 1, 2022) – Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character in schools and communities, today certified 152 Promising Practices in schools and organizations.

“We are extremely proud to recognize the schools and organizations that have developed and implemented a Promising Practice” said Dr. Arthur Schwartz, President of Character.org. “Each of these programs and initiatives have demonstrated significant impact and strongly align with the principles that help schools and organizations cultivate a culture of character.”
This year’s character development practices and initiatives included peer mentoring, service-learning, and conflict resolution approaches. Many of the Promising Practices also involve parents and the local community. See the full list of our 2022 Promising Practices below.

Character.org will honor each 2022 Promising Practice recipient (schools and organizations) at its National Forum to be held October 19-20, 2022. Learn more about Promising Practices on our website.

2022 Promising Practice Schools and Organizations (United States)

Brock’s Gap Intermediate School
Davis-Emerson Middle School
Flatwoods Elementary
Florence Freshman Center
Harlan Elementary School
Lake View Elementary
Northside Middle School
University Charter School
Vestavia Hills City Schools
Vestavia Hills Elementary Dolly Ridge

Imagine Coolidge Elementary
Imagine Desert West Middle School
Imagine Schools at Camelback
Haiti Partners Children’s Academy
Imagine Charter School at Weston
Imagine Kissimmee Charter Academy
Imagine School at Broward
Imagine School at North Port Upper Campus
Imagine School at Palmer Ranch
Imagine School at Town Center
Imagine School North Manatee
Imagine School North Port Elementary Campus
Imagine Schools at South Vero
Imagine Schools at West Melbourne
Imagine Schools Chancellor Campus
Imagine Schools Lakewood Ranch
Imagine South Lake Charter

Fulton Science Academy Private School
Indian Knoll Elementary School
Liberty Elementary School
LRJ Mental Health Education Foundation

Lucille Nesom Memorial School

Imagine Andrews Public Charter School
Imagine Foundations at Leeland
Imagine Foundations at Morningside Public Charter
Imagine Lincoln PCS

Tobey Elementary

Cold Water Elementary
Don Earl Early Childhood Center
Hancock Place Elementary
Hancock Place High School
Hancock Place Middle School
Hiram Neuwoehner High School
Jefferson City Academic Center
Ladue Early Childhood Center
Marthasville Elementary School
Ridge Meadows Elementary
Rockwood Valley Middle School
School District of Washington
Selvidge Middle School
Senn-Thomas Middle School
Taylor Early Childhood
Wilckens STEAM Academy/Hillcrest
Wild Horse Elementary
Woerner Elementary

New Jersey
Applegarth Elementary School
Beach Haven School
Camden County Technical Schools, Gloucester Township Campus
Camden County Technical Schools-Pennsauken Campus
Campbell Elementary School
Caroline L. Reutter School
Charles S. Stratton School
Cherry Hill High School West
Crockett Middle School
Eisenhower Middle School
Franklin Elementary School
Greenwood Elementary School
Jefferson Elementary School
Joyce Kilmer Elementary
Kennedy Elementary School
Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary School
Lincoln Roosevelt School
Madison Park Elementary School
Mansion Avenue School
Nixon Elementary School
Oakview Elementary School
Raymond E. Voorhees Elementary School
Red Bank Charter School
Riverview Elementary School
Roxbury High School
Roxbury Township School District
Upper Greenwood Lake Elementary School
Wayne Valley High School Young Adult Program
West Milford High School

Imagine Schools at Mountain View

New York
Brookhaven-Comsewogue School District
Church Street School
Comsewogue High School
Smallwood Drive Elementary School
William H. Barton Intermediate School

North Carolina
Allen Jay Preparatory Academy
Sumner Elementary
Union Academy Charter School

Imagine Bella Academy of Excellence
Imagine Great Western Academy
Imagine Groveport Community School
Imagine Leadership Academy

Bradford Elementary School
Huntingdon High School Mustang
Karns Middle School
Plainview Elementary

Alamo Heights Independent School District
Alamo Heights Junior School
Cambridge Elementary
Creekside Intermediate
H.L. Brockett Elementary
Harry McKillop Elementary
Jackie Fuller Elementary School
Klein ISD
School of Science and Technology District
School of Science and Technology- Northwest
School of Science and Technology- Sugarland

Middleburg Community Charter School

Walker Elementary

2022 Promising Practice Recipients Schools and Organizations (International)

Centro Educacional da Lagoa
Tilit Group

Colegio Nueva Granada

Escuela Secundaria Thomas Alva Edison
Liceo Los Rosales
Secundaria Bilingüe Tec de Monterrey, Campus Cd. Juárez
Secundaria Tecnológico de Monterey Zacatecas

International Computer Highschool of Bucharest Colentina
International Computer Highschool of Bucharest Gymnazium
International School of Bucharest
Liceul Teoretic International de Informatica Bucuresti
Scoala Gimnaziala Internationala Spectrum

About Character.org: Founded in 1993, Character.org empowers people of all ages to practice and model the core values that shape our hearts, minds, and choices. We strive to inspire and recognize thousands of people in schools, organizations, workplaces, communities and families across the world who are “champions for character.” Character.org is widely known for our 11 Principles Framework for Schools: A Guide to Cultivating a Culture of Character, a comprehensive framework developed by school leaders and character education researchers. During the past 20 years, more than 1,000 schools have been recognized by Character.org as a National School of Character.

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