Character Counts! Conference 2012


At this conference participants will gain ideas from Illinois Schools of Character on effective ways to address bullying, to create a caring classroom environment, and to promote character in all your students. Additionally, the Eleven Principles of Effective Character Education will be presented with examples from award winning schools.
Those interested in applying to become a State School of Character will receive advice on the application process.

Keynote Speakers:
Ms. Kim Enriquez, Principal, Henry Raab School (2012 State and National School of Character)
Ms. Kim Showalter, Teacher, Henry Raab School (2012 State and National School of Character)
Ms. Abby Rose, Founding Teacher & Director of Health and Wellness, Namaste Charter School (2012 Illinois School of Character)

Conference Details

Date: Tues., October 16, 2012
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $50 per person ($10 for full-time students)
Payment Deadline: Tues., October 9, 2012
Location: University of St. Francis (San Damiano Hall) Route 30 and Taylor St. Joliet, IL
Earn: 5 Continuing Education Credits or 1 Graduate Credit*

*Note: Conference participants who wish to earn 1 graduate credit will be assessed a course fee of $225.

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