Character Education

Character Education Philosophy

Why is the School District of Washington interested in character education?

  • Character education gives schools a way to address the growing number of character-related problems that disrupt the learning process.
  • Character education offers faculty and staff positive prevention programs and support in the classroom, an opportunity to try programs that could not be offered and a chance to network with other districts in order to share programs, focus on problems and discover solutions.
  • Character education gives employees a sense of responsibility and decision-making skills necessary for success.
  • Character education provides support in the development of character traits that parents and schools agree are important for a child's success.