U. S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos thinks it’s important. Texas Governor Greg Abbott thinks it’s important too. So does Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.
What do they think is so important?
CHARACTER EDUCATION Day
November 15, 2019
You know it’s important too. Become part of it,
- Participate in the statewide Color the World with Character poster contest. The contest begins on November 15 and concludes February 7, 2020. It’s open to K-12 students and college students. Click here to learn more.
- Become a Character Education Day partner. It costs you nothing. Your organization simply commitments to encouraging character education in schools and to promoting the Color the World with Character poster contest..
Whether you are a student, community member, school or community organization there’s something important you can do to support character education. Character Education Day encompasses core values of Caring, Integrity, Responsibility, Citizenship, and Leadership and etc. as we work together to prepare students for the demands and challenges of the 21st century. Build a strong Community of Character.
One of our partners (School of Science and Technology Team) briefed the U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her assistant Frank Brogan on importance of having a character education program to stop the violence at the schools, implementing character.org 11-Principles, including Social-Emotional Learning to teach the whole child, and Texas Character Education Day efforts on Thursday, October 24, 2019.