October 20-22, 2021
Announcing Our October Forum
Join us October 20-22, 2021 for our Virtual Forum.
✓ 6+ keynote speakers to inspire you on topical issues
✓ A celebration of our 2021 National Schools of Character
✓ Access to over 30 on-demand sessions (you no longer have to stress over which breakout session to attend)
✓ Exposure to new approaches and initiatives when we recognize schools for their 2021 Promising Practices
✓ Shared best practices and emerging strategies with like-minded individuals from across the United States and around the world
✓ Exposure to new character development programs (especially those offered by our Forum partners)
✓ Opportunity to ask questions and share your own experiences
October Forum Speaker Application Now Open!
Want to share your expertise, best practices, or research with our Forum audience?
Apply to be an on-demand speaker to contribute to these valuable conversations.
We’re looking for sessions in the character development and SEL sphere for schools, families, sports, workplaces, and international communities. On-demand sessions will be pre-recorded through our event platform and available for streaming during and after the Forum. Sessions should be planned for 20-60 minutes and as engaging as possible (videos, photos, slides, co-presenters, etc).
For a better idea of the types of sessions we’re looking for, see our
Submit your session proposal by June 15th, 2021.
Previous Keynotes include:
Founder and CEO, Character Lab
2013 MacArthur Fellow
President and CEO
ASU Head Football Coach
Professor of Education
2020 Sandy Award Recipient
Best Selling Author
Our Five Character Gateways
Parents and Families: A child's first character educator
Education: Caring schools foster character
Sports: Builds character
Workplace: Hire for Character. Train for Skills
International: Character is universal
We will meet in-person again soon, but for now, let’s take this opportunity
in October to learn and grow together.
Thank you!The heart and soul of our spring Forum beat louder this year than ever before.
Now it's time to bring back to your school, family, team, and community
ready-to-use tools and resources. We hope you join us in the fall.
School/Organization Groups 2-5 Attendees
School/Organization Groups 6-10 Attendees
School/Organization Groups 11+ Attendees
Character.org members should log into their account before registering
to take advantage of their special pricing.
Recent Forum Supporters include:
COPT, Corporate Office Solutions
George Weiss, Say Yes to Education
David Berger Foundation
Anyone with an interest in character development, including parents, school leaders, coaches, and managers in the workplace. The Forum is a great place to get started and make connections.
The Wednesday and Thursday keynotes as well as Friday celebrations will be live. The breakout sessions will be pre-recorded, and you can watch them at any time up to 60 days after the event.
All Forum sessions and events will be recorded, so you can watch them later on your schedule.
Yes, Q&A will be possible for live sessions, and we have organized smaller group discussions to facilitate networking.