Character Ed. Links

Absolutely Whootie: Stories to Grow By
https://www.storiestogrowby.org/

Advance Publishing, Inc. (award-winning character-building picture story books)
http://www.advancepublishing.com

America's Promise
http://www.americaspromise.org/

Appleseeds (quotations & short stories that promote positive attitudes)
http://www.appleseeds.org/

Bonner Center for Character Education
http://www.csufresno.edu/bonnercenter/

Bracher Center for Integrity in Leadership
http://www.brachercenter.com/integritymatters.html

California Department of Education Character Education
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/yd/ce/

Center for Character and Citizenship
http://characterandcitizenship.org/

Center for Character and Social Responsibility
http://www.bu.edu/ccsr/

The Center for Learning
http://www.centerforlearning.org/

Center for Civic Education
http://www.civiced.org

The Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education
http://www.csee.org

Centre for Values Education (CAVE)
http://www.valueseducation.co.uk/

Character Counts! Coalition
http://www.charactercounts.org/

Character Development Foundation
http://www.charactered.org

Character Education Lessons (Legacy Educational Resources)
http://www.character-education.info/

The Character Education Partnership
http://www.character.org/

Character is the Key (Book focusing on parents' modeling good character and a step-by-step plan to improve communication.)
http://www.characteristhekey.com

CHARACTERplus
http://www.characterplus.org/

Children's Defense Fund 
http://www.childrensdefense.org/

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL)
http://www.casel.org

Common Ground (High School, Urban Farm, and Environmental Learning Center)
http://commongroundct.org/about/

The Corporation for National and Community Service
https://www.nationalservice.gov/

The Council for Global Education
http://www.globaleducation.org/

The Daily Motivator (inspirational messages six days a week)
http://www.greatday.com/motivate/index.html

Developmental Studies Center
http://www.devstu.org/

Do Something (Young People Making Positive Change)
https://www.dosomething.org/

Ethics Resource Center (ERC)
http://www.ethics.org/

Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation, Inc.
http://www.facing.org/

Family Involvement Partnership for Learning
https://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/partnership.html

Follow Your Dreams (Inspirational Quotations)
http://followyourdreams.com/

Freedom Forum
http://www.freedomforum.org

Free Teens USA
http://www.freeteensusa.org/

The Giraffe Heroes Project
http://www.giraffe.org/

goodcharacter.com (Free resources, materials, lesson plans)
http://www.goodcharacter.com/

Heroes 4 Us
http://www.heroes4us.com

In Search of Character
http://www.goodcharacter.com

The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center (at Drake University)
http://drake.edu/raycenter/

Institute for Character Education (Orange County Department of Education)
http://ocde.us/CharacterEd/

The Institute for Communitarian Policy Studies, The George Washington University
https://icps.gwu.edu/

Institute for Global Ethics
http://www.globalethics.org/

International Education and Resource Network (iEARN)
http://www.iearn.org/

Journal of Character Education
https://characterandcitizenship.org/resources-title/journal

Kenan Ethics Center  (Duke University, Durham, North Carolina)
http://kenan.ethics.duke.edu/

KindActs.com
http://www.kindacts.com/

Learning for Life (a subsidiary of the Boy Scouts of America) 
http://www.learning-for-life.org/

Lions Quest
https://www.lions-quest.org/

Live Wire Media (K-12 Guidance Videos)
http://www.livewiremedia.com/

Manners of the Heart
http://www.mannersoftheheart.org

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics (Ethics Connection Links)
https://www.scu.edu/ethics/

The My Hero Project (free resources including hero stories, art, audio and short films) 
http://myhero.com/go/home.asp

National Professional Resources, Inc.
http://www.nprinc.com/

National Center for Youth Issues
https://ncyi.org/

National Society for Experiential Education
http://www.nsee.org/

National Youth Leadership Council
http://www.nylc.org/

The New Zealand Foundation For Values Education
http://cornerstonevalues.org/

Operation Respect: Don't Laugh at Me
http://operationrespect.org/classroom-lessons/

Parent's Television Council
http://www.parentstv.org/

Points of Light Foundation
http://www.pointsoflight.org/

PowerMoves Kids Program (PMK)
http://www.powermoveskids.com/

Project Wisdom
http://www.projectwisdom.com/

Random Acts of Kindness
http://www.actsofkindness.org

The School for Ethical Education
http://www.ethicsed.org/

Search Institute
http://www.search-institute.org/

Soul Shoppe (Building peace and character; provides assemblies, staff trainings, interactive programs, and curriculum in the Bay Area.)
http://www.soulshoppe.com/

The Southern Poverty Law Center (including the "Teaching Tolerance" project)
http://www.splcenter.org/

Stop Bullying Now
https://www.stopbullying.gov/

The Office for Studies in Moral Development and Character Formation
https://www.moraledk12.org/

Taking the Bully by the Horns (self-help book and website)
https://kathynoll.com/

Teacher Driven Change
http://www.teacherdrivenchange.org/

Teaching Virtues: Building Character Across the Curriculum
http://www.teachingvirtues.net/menu.html

The United States Office of Education (The Partnership for Family Involvement in Education)
https://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/partnership.html?src=mr

Virtue in Action (Monthly lessons for grades 6-12 connecting exciting events of the world to the virtues.)
http://www.virtueinaction.org

The Virtues Project (Canada)
http://www.virtuesproject.com/

Vitamin L (award-winning group providing recordings and live concerts of character-building songs)
http://www.vitaminL.org

The Washington Ethical Society
http://ethicalsociety.org/

Wise Skills (interdisciplinary K-12 character ed. program) 
http://www.wiseskills.com

Yes Pa (free character education program!)
www.yespa.org

Youth Service America
https://ysa.org/ 

Education Links

The following links are not specific to Character Education, but may be useful to educators.

http://www.funderstanding.com/ Educational Theories & Methods

http://www.e2ccb.org/webpages/ectc/index.cfm Erie Catt Teacher Center (good links)

 *The Center offers these links as connections to other work in the field of character education, not as an endorsement of content.