Promising Practices for Middle 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
Grades
School
Santa Calls 6-8 Carl W. Goetz Middle School
Peer Leadership Corps 6-8 Franklin Avenue Middle School
Valentine Messages of Love - ELL Students Bond with Senior Citizens 6-8 Linwood Middle School
Literature at the Lake 6-8 Lake Riviera Middle School
Character Kickoff Day 4-6 Lawrenceville Intermediate School
Global Connections -- Adopting a Country 6-8 Robert R. Lazar Middle School
Honoring Heroes - Identifying Unmarked Graves 6-8 Robert R. Lazar Middle School
Teen Action Council 6-8 Pequannock Valley Middle School
Book Blogging is Beneficial 6-8 Pequannock Valley Middle School
8th-Grade Advisory: Making Service Learning Matter 6-8 Robert R. Lazar Middle School
ACE (Art and Character Education) K-12 Hoboken Charter School
ACE Team Mentors (Advisor–Confidant–Exemplar)
PreK-8 Ollie E. Culbreth, Jr. School (P.S. #14)
Admit One: FISH, Film, and Follow-Up
K-12 Hamilton Township Public Schools
African Library Project
6-8 Carl W. Goetz Middle School
Ballroom Dancing
K-8 Christa McAuliffe School (P.S. #28)
Blogging in the Social Studies Classroom
6-8 Marlboro Memorial Middle School

Building Character while Developing Philanthropy

K-8

Fred W. Martin School (P.S. #41)

Character Education through Service Learning

 7-12

Delsea Regional School District

Character Building through a Social-Justice Lens
K-12 Hoboken Charter School
Common Ground
6-8 Memorial Middle School
Decades of Discovery: Our Grandparents Remember
6-8 Memorial Middle School

Flourish with Fish!

  K-12

Hamilton Township Public Schools

Get in the Know about CO
6-8 Carl W. Goetz Middle School

Hall of Fame-Achievers

PreK-8

Ollie E. Culbreth, Jr. School (P.S. #14)

Hall of Fame-Builders

PreK-8

Ollie E. Culbreth, Jr. School (P.S. #14)

Karate Character Assessment Training

K-12

Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission School at West Amwell

Project Memorial 7-12 Audubon Junior/Senior High School
REBEL (Reaching Everyone by Exposing Lies)
PreK-8 Joseph H. Brensinger School (P.S. #17)

Tears Teaching Tolerance: Living Lessons

6-8

Robert R. Lazar Middle School

The Ambassadors Program 6-8 Robert R. Lazar Middle School

The Mirror Project

6-8
Memorial Middle School

Walk in My Shoes

6-8
Memorial Middle School