How Do You Choose?
Everyone's character education budget is tight. Before you make a decision to purchase character education materials, or engage a program provider, presenter, consultant or evaluator, you owe it to your school or district to thoroughly research and evaluate your potential choices.
Two resources to help you are:
Character Education Partnership
The checklist, created by the Character Education Partnership provides solid criteria in the form of a rating scale to help you better differentiate character education materials and programs and make sure the one you plan to choose meets your school's or district's needs.
Safe and Sound: an Educational Leader's Guide to Evidence-Based
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs
A publication of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)