Promising Practices for High Schools

The Character Education Partnership (CEP) annually recognizes schools and districts in the United States and elsewhere for implementing unique and specific strategies in character education.  The following are a few examples of award winning practices from New Jersey schools and districts.  Each practice has school contact information, so if you'd like to know more, give them a call!

Practice Year Grades School
Dare to Care 2008 Grades 9-12 Colonia High School
Senior Service Project 2008 Grades 9-12 Cranford High School
Young Ladies Club 2008 Grades 9-12 Lincoln High School
ACE (Art and Character Education)
2007 Grades K–12
Hoboken Charter School
Admit One: FISH, Film, and Follow-Up
2007 Grades PreK–12
Hamilton Township Public Schools
Building Character by Sharing Knowledge
2007 Grades 9–12
Cranford High School

Celebration of Learning

2006 Grades 9-12 Cranford High School

Character Education Through Literacy Series

2006 Grades 9-12

Newark Public Schools Office of Alternative Education-Twilight Programs

Character Education through Service Learning

2006 Grades 7-12

Delsea Regional School District

Character Building through a Social-Justice Lens
2007 Grades K–12
Hoboken Charter School

Flourish with Fish!

2006 Grades K-12

Hamilton Township Public Schools

Holiday-Fest
2006 Grades 9-12 Cranford High School

Karate Character Assessment Training

2006 Grades K-12

Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission School at West Amwell

Meet Your Mentor Night 2006 Grades 9-12 Colonia High School
Peer Group Connection
2007 Grades 9–12
Emerson High School
Project Memorial
2007 Grades 7–12
Audubon Junior/Senior High School

Social Issues Theater

2006 Grades 9-12 Colonia High School
Watch Your Mouth
2007 Grades 9–12
Lincoln High School

Young Gents: Empowering Tomorrow's Men

2006 Grades 9-12 Lincoln High School