¡Que bueno! Check out these terrific images showing CHARACTER COUNTS! in action at the Colegio Americano de Guatemala in Guatemala City.
Videos of the keynote speeches at the 2014 Character.org National Forum are now online here. The video below shows one of them — Texas school counselor and character coach Barbara Gruener.
By Jeff McMurdy, National Director of CHARACTER COUNTS! Memorable Moments When I review the year that is about to end, I could measure it in many ways but the metric that matters most to me is how did we grow the mission? It’s not an easy metric to calculate. You can use raw data like […]
Tomorrow — November 13 — is World Kindness Day. To help you get in the spirit, we’re posting a list of six ways you can show kindness. Learn about the day, and get more ideas, on the website of the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation. This list is excerpted from Barbara Gruener’s keynote address to […]
From the Director’s Chair … By CHARACTER COUNTS! Director Jeff McMurdy For most of my adult life I have not been much of a fan of Halloween. It’s for young people, and I never really saw the appeal or the point of it as an adult, so imagine my reaction when I discovered that the annual Character.org Forum […]
In the weeks leading up to the Character Education Partnership’s annual conference (Oct. 30 – Nov. 2 in Washington, D.C.), we have been looking at exemplary character education programs at schools around the United States. In today’s post, senior CHARACTER COUNTS! trainer Dr. Gary Smit shows how people outside the 50 states have embraced CC!. Gary has played […]