Workshop: “How to Prevent Cruelty and Promote Kindness: 20 Strategies for Creating a Caring Classroom and School.” Dr. Tom Lickona will describe 20 tested strategies that have been used to create caring classrooms and a schoolwide culture that reduces bullying and promotes kindness. (K-12) – SUNY Cortlant, NY. Learn more >>
Morningside Center’s 4th Annual Courageous Schools Conference will take place at Bank Street College, NYC. Join educators for a day of inspiration, sharing, and skills-building! Keynote Speaker is DIANE RAVITCH, education activist, historian, and research professor at New York University. Sign up here and we’ll send you a notice when online registration opens and keep you posted on conference details.
Characterplus 19th Annual National Character Education Conference. St. Charles Convention Center, St. Louis MO. Learn more >>
The 11 Principles of Effective Character Education Leadership Institute. This two-day regional institute for K-12 educators focuses on providing school communities with the tools to foster more productive and positive school climate and culture in highly interactive learning environments. Beauvoir the National Cathedral Elementary School, Washington, DC. Learn more >>
“Educating for Intellectual Virtues,” Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. Plenary speakers: Shari Tishman (Harvard), Marvin Berkowitz (Missouri, St. Louis), Harvey Siegel (Miami), and Linda Zagzebski (Oklahoma). This conference will bring together education theorists, psychologists, and philosophers to discuss intellectual virtues and their role in educational theory and practice. Intellectual virtues are the character traits of a good thinker or learner. They include curiosity, wonder, attentiveness, intellectual perseverance, open-mindedness, creativity, intellectual courage, intellectual rigor, intellectual humility, and more. To learn more, please visit: http://intellectualvirtues.org.
4th Annual Rachel’s Challenge Education Summit: Start a Chain Reaction: Engage. Inspire. Renew. At the Gaylord Texan Resort, Dallas TX. Learn more >>
The National School Climate Center in partnership with the Winston Preparatory Schools and the City University of New York present the 16th Annual Summer Institute. Promoting Moral/Ethical Learning, Democratically-informed and High Achieving K-12 Schools. Learn more >>
Character Education Partnership is hosting it’s 20th National Forum on Character Education, “Educating for Character at Home, in Schools and in Communities.” at the Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC. Learn more >>
Association for Moral Education Annual Meeting 2013 Multiculturalism, Interculturalism and Education: Pursuing the Common Good through Dialogue and Recognition. The Association for Moral Education (AME) provides an international forum for the interdisciplinary study of the moral and ethical dimensions of human development and education. Montreal, Canada. Learn more >>