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Today, participants are exploring each component of the “Ten Essentials” that integrate character education into academic learning and the culture of a school and a district. Diane Stirling, of CHARACTERplus, is leading this seminar at Cooperating School Districts. This workshop is one of three required for Basic Certification in Character Education.
The Ten Essentials (condensed)
- Community consensus
- Character education policy
- Identified and defined traits
- Integrated curriculum
- Experiential learning
- Adult role models
- Professional development
- Student leadership
- Sustaining the program
To see other Learning Division professional development opportunities, including technology integration, Special Education, MELL, plus others, visit www.csd.org/pd_programs.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame‘s character education series Heart of a Hall of Famer continues with a videoconference on Thursday March 15, 2012 at 10 and 11:30 AM ET. Join Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Chris Hanburger as he talks about the traits that made him one of the game’s greatest. Hanburger was selected first-team All-NFL four times and was a nine-time Pro Bowler from the Washington Redskins. After his playing career Hanburger was a successful business man as the Owner/Operator of Chris Hanburger Ford in Maryland.
This is an interactive program and is limited to six schools at each time slot and unlimited view only. Test connections will take place on Wednesday March 14, 2012 at 10 AM ET. The program is designed for grades 6-12th and is FREE of charge.
These spots will fill quickly so act fast. For more information or if you are interested in registering, please contact their Education Department at EducationalPrograms@profootballhof.com.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is offering three, free multipoint videoconferences for grades 7-12th on various dates in April. Spaces will be sure to fill up fast, so if you are interested, sign up quickly (New Links members, contact me). Info below is straight from the Hall of Fame‘s descriptions:
April 8 Heart of a Hall of Famer Character Education Series: Steve Largent
Our character education series Heart of a Hall of Famer continues with Steve Largent on Friday April 8 at 9:00 AM ET and again at 11:00 AM ET. At the time of his retirement, Largent held six major NFL career pass receiving records. Largent is currently the President and CEO of CTIA – The Wireless Association and was a United States Congressman from 1994-2001. Join us as he talks about the traits that made him one of the game’s greatest receivers as well as successful after his playing career.
April 12 Heart of a Hall of Famer Character Education Series: Lem Barne
Our character education series Heart of a Hall of Famer continues with a videoconference on Tuesday April 12 at 10:00 AM ET and again at 11:30 AM ET. Join Hall of Famer Lem Barney has he discusses the character qualities that allowed him to be a success on and off the field.
April 14 Heart of a Hall of Famer Character Education Series: James Lofton
Our character education series Heart of a Hall of Famer continues with a videoconference on Tuesday April 14 at 12:00 PM ET and again at 1:30 PM ET. Join Hall of Famer James Lofton as he discusses the character qualities that allowed him to be a success on and off the field.