Character Education Conference 2016

The Will County Coalition for Character Development and University of St Francis proudly present Character Education Conference 2016:

Saturday, October 1, 2016
8 – 8:30 a.m. | Check-in and beverage service
8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. | Keynote address and presentations

University of St. Francis
San Damiano Hall, Mother House
Plainfield Road (Route 30) and Taylor Street
Joliet, IL 60435
Closest parking: Lots C, D, and E

Conference Cost: $60 per attendee*
Includes boxed lunch and five (5) professional development clock hours for licensed educators
*$50 per attendee if 3+ attending from one school | $10 for full time undergraduate teacher candidates

REGISTER HERE for Character Education Conference 2016

If paying by school or district check, please use the form at the bottom of the printable flyer available along the left margin of this page. Checks may be made payable to University of St. Francis (note Char Ed Conference in memo) and are due by September 23.

University of St. Francis
Attn: REAL, Room S-105
500 Wilcox Street
Joliet, IL 60435

Option to earn graduate credit: Additional tuition of $100
Attendees interested in the graduate credit option will meet at the conclusion of the conference to review syllabus/course expectations, enrollment, and process for paying tuition.


Gladys Davis, Dorothy Boland, Anne Ledden and Anne Dutz
Embers Elementary School | Niles, IL
2016 State and National School of Character
Long Journey, Short Road to Becoming a School of Character

Edmund Langen and Megan Vitale
Abraham Lincoln Elementary School | Belleville, IL
2016 State and National School of Character
Lincoln’s Journey to Become a State and National School of Character


Jo Ann Britton
University of Illinois Extension
Applying to Become a School of Character: The Eleven Principles of Effective Character Education

Shelita M. Shaw
SMS Consulting and Moraine Valley Community College Professor
How to Go from Bullying to Respectful Behavior

Patrick Sullivan
Motivational Speaker | Retired USF Athletic Chair
The Importance of Attitude and Character in a Leadership Role