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Certification Series-FULL

Tuesday-Thursday July 16-18, 2013
8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Box lunch, beverages & snacks provided

Registration Fee: $50
Graduate Credit: 3credits available $325 plus registration fee
Registration through Fontbonne University
Contact: 314.889.4536 or
Location: St. Joseph's Academy 2307 South Lindbergh Blvd. 63131

Dr. Marvin Berkowitz, a nationally-recognized leader in the field of Character Education, currently serves as the Sanford N. McDonnell Endowed Professor of Character Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis and as founder and co-director of the Center for Character and Citizenship.

Diane Stirling, Professional Development Coordinator, CHARACTERplus, Co-Author Character Education Connections

Description: This three-part series is offered in partnership with Fontbonne University to provide CHARACTERplus certification in character education. It includes
Character Development & Education Tuesday, July 16
Ten Essentials of the CHARACTERplus Process Wednesday, July 17
Effective Methods Thursday, July 18

Character Development & Education provides powerful insights into the field of character education and applied moral development. Dr. Berkowitz explores the history, definitions and multi-faceted strategies that shape character development. He presents relevant research, the psychological and developmental components of moral education, and specific approaches for elementary, middle and high school.

Ten Essentials provides an holistic framework for positive culture change. The workshop demonstrates how to bring a community together around its core values and weave these qualities into daily lessons, instructional strategies, service learning and student leadership.

Effective Methods explores advanced, evidence-based strategies that integrate character education into the learning environment, including
Perspective taking
Peer Critique
Integrated Lesson(Understanding by Design)
Class Meetings/Discussions
Cross-age, Advisory and Buddies
Parents as partners

Limit: 100
CHARACTERplus Members: $50 Click here to see if your district is a member:
Non-Members: $600
If you have any questions, contact, (314)692-1222

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