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Contact: Kathleen C. Plato
Washington State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction
Old Capitol Building
PO Box 47200
Olympia, WA 98504–4700
(360) 586–0324

kplato@ospi.wednet.edu

Washington State Character Education Partnership

Application Number: R215V960028
Project Period: 9/1/96–8/31/01
FY 1996 Award: $250,000
FY 1997 Award: $250,000
FY 1998 Award: $250,000
FY 1999 Award: $250,000

The Washington State Partnership for Character Education is supporting the development of local models for character education. Five geographically representative sites serving diverse school-age populations work together to develop effective strategies for character education and to describe and document the change process at the student and school level.

Activities at each site include:

  1. holding community forums to develop local partnerships and define character traits;
  2. selecting specific strategies for integrating character education into the curriculum in support of the state learning goals;
  3. developing a product that describes the strategies and why the strategies worked well in that setting or with a particular student population;
  4. supporting teacher training and involvement; and
  5. evaluating and disseminating all activities and products.

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