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Informed by research in adult learning theory, and combined with Socio-Emotional and Evidence-Based Character Education principles, SELf graduates will:

  • Increase their capacity to be their best self in order to serve students, school, and community.

  • Internalize Autonomy, Belonging, Competence, and Dignity and understand its impact in creating thriving school communities.

  • Embrace leading change effectively by understanding self and others.

  • Experience best practices in character education.

  • Build an awareness of the power of capacity mapping, future planning, and SEL in order to affect change.

  • Engage in experiential and problem-based learning to help bridge the gap between awareness and intentionality to action by cultivating a culture of character (SEL-Aligned) in a school/district.

  • Connect learning to evidence-based character education and SEL frameworks.

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​THE OVERALL IMPACT OF CHARACTERPLUS HAS SHOWN

THESE OUTCOMES:

  • Staff  morale is higher

  • Staff possess a strong sense of purpose

  • Staff and students enjoy a higher level of administrative support

  • More students score proficient or advanced on assessment tests

  • Students demonstrate healthier prosocial behaviors

  • Fewer student behavior office referrals occur

  • Students report greater feelings of  competence, belonging, and autonomy

  • Students are more likely to view the school as a community

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QUESTIONS? CONTACT MICHAEL BAROLAK,  DIRECTOR OF SELF MBAROLAK@CHARACTERPLUS.ORG

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