State Schools of Character:
- Hold their SSOC designations for 3 years
- Serve as models of excellence within their states where they share character education best practices as part of a state-wide network of schools of character
- Receive banners and other recognition at celebrations held in their honor by their state sponsors
- Are eligible for national recognition and technical assistance or other guidance from their state sponsors to help them achieve NSOC status
To learn more about the State Schools of Character program, read State Schools of Character: Building Local Networks of Successful Schools.
Is my state part of the SSOC program?
See list of participating states >>
Can I still participate in the NSOC program if my school is not in a participating state?
Yes! Your application will be reviewed by CEP. More information >>
Where can I find out about schools of character in my state?
See list of SSOC by state >>
I want to help start an SSOC program in my state. What can I do?
Learn more about becoming a CEP state affiliate >>