Washington, D.C. - CITRS CEO Clay Hamlin spoke about “Taking Character to Scale” at
Character.org’s National Forum on Character Education on Friday, October 21, 2017. Along with fellow experts in the field, Clay discussed the various ways in which character development initiatives can be scaled to extend past individual schools and school districts. Panelists conferred on the innovative new techniques being used to scale character development throughout districts and communities on a larger scale.
CITRS Chief Innovative Officer, Jeanne Craft, and Chief Academic Officer, Brendan Petersen, also spoke at Character.org’s National Forum on Character Education on Saturday, October 22, 2017. They moderated a panel that included Beth Brown, Ph.D. (Managing Director of Chapter Programs and Research for First Tee), Jessica Kruskamp (Chief Education Officer for New York Junior Tennis and Learning), and Shaina Ross (Assistant Program Director for the US Soccer Foundation). The panel focused on Sports and Character, highlighting the various ways in which the 11 Principles of Character can be used to enhance character development in sports and after-school organizations.