Related Links

NJ Character Education Related Links

NJ Department of Education (NJDOE) Character Education Partnership

NJ DOE Title 6A Chapter 16 (Programs to Support Student Development) 

NJ DOE Character Education News Release

Rutgers Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Project

Developing Safe and Civil Schools (DSACS) Project

US Department of Education Links

Character Education & Civic Engagement Technical (CETAC) Assistance Center

CETAC Character Education Resource for Teachers

Brochure – “Helping Your Child Become a Responsible Citizen”

Partnerships in Character Education Project Program

Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools Programs/Initiatives

Teachers/Improve Student Performance/Character Education

White House Conference on Character and Community (June 19, 2002)

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National Character Education Links

Center for the 4th and 5th Rs – Respect & Responsibility

Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character

Center for Civic Education

Center for Social and Emotional Education

Character Counts!

Character Development Group

Character Education Partnership

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning

Committee for Children

Community of Caring

Corporation for National & Community Service

Developmental Studies Center

Institute for Character Development (at Drake University)

Institute for Global Ethics

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International Center for Character Education

Learning for Life

Lions Quest

National Service-Learning Leader Schools

Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Open Circle

Overcoming Obstacles

Responsive Classroom

Ripple Effects


Social Decision-Making / Problem Solving
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
University Behavioral HealthCare-Behavioral Research and Training Institute

Studies in Moral Development and Education
Web site sponsored by The Office for Studies in Moral Development and Education at the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
  Other Related Links

Character Education Bibliographies, Reading Lists, Resources

Annotated Bibliography
California Department of Education

Character Education Bibliography
Center for the 4th & 5th Rs – Respect & Responsibility

Character Education Reading List
Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character
At Boston University School of Education

Character Ed Prep: National Clearinghouse for the Teaching of Character in Eduator Preparation

Journal of Research in Character Education

Michigan State University Extension
4-H Youth Development
Character Development and Education Bibliography

National Character Education Center – Ethics Links

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North Carolina Character Education Partnership

The George Lucas Educational Foundation

The School for Ethical Education

University of Illinois
The Office for Studies in Moral Development and Character Formation

Urban Programs Resource Network
University of Illinois Extension
Character Education: Creating A Framework for Excellence

Strategies for Empowering Students

Utah State Office of Education
Life Skills / Character Education

Values and Education in a Democracy: Resources for Conversations: An Annotated Heuristic Bibliography
By Robert Merikangas, M.L.S., Ph.D.
Originally prepared in connection with the conference: "Teaching for Diversity, Unity, and Human Values: An Education Summit"
University of Maryland
College Park, MD

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