N.Y.S. School of Character
Reason for Applying and New York State School of Character Purpose
The application process is a valuable means of receiving professional feedback and guidance on developing a successful improvement plan. Schools and districts should apply for a National Schools of Character award when they feel they have achieved a standard of excellence and are ready to be a leader among their peers.
The State Schools of Character Award has a tri-fold purpose:
- To identify exemplary schools and districts to serve as models for others by sharing best practices.
- To help schools and districts improve their efforts in effective character education.
- To develop a state-level mentoring network among educators.
Educational Vistas, Inc is a major sponsor of this program