• Character
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Relationships
  • Success

CEP’s 11 Principles of Effective Character Education

Effective Schools:

  1. Promote core values.
  2. Define “character” to include thinking, feeling, and doing.
  3. Use a comprehensive approach.
  4. Create a caring community.
  5. Provide students with opportunities for moral action.
  6. Offer a meaningful and challenging academic curriculum.
  7. Foster students’ self-motivation.
  8. Engage staff as a learning community.
  9. Foster shared leadership.
  10. Engage families and community members as partners.
  11. Assess culture and climate regularly.