Connect Washington Promising Practice

Connect Washington Certified as Promising Practice
Posted on 06/10/2024
Connect Washington Promising PracticeThe School District of Washington’s Connect Washington program recently was certified as a “Promising Practice” by, a national advocate and leader for character in schools and communities., a leading advocate for cultivating the importance of character throughout American society and worldwide, certified 199 Promising Practices in schools and organizations.

"We are extremely proud to recognize the schools and organizations that have developed and implemented a Promising Practice” said Dr. Arthur Schwartz, President of “Each of these programs and initiatives have demonstrated significant impact and strongly align with the principles that help schools and organizations cultivate a culture of character.”

Some of this year’s character development practices included peer mentoring, service-learning, student voice and leadership, intrinsic motivation, and student behavior and academic growth. Many of the Promising Practices also involve parents and the local community.

Through Connect Washington, the School District of Washington will ensure each student has an opportunity to explore their career passions and interests through experiences in our businesses and industries prior to graduating Washington High School, while connecting careers and essential skills throughout the K-12 classrooms.

Connect Washington was developed by a committee of teachers, administrators, counselors, district leadership, and our partners at Downtown Washington, City of Washington, and Chamber of Commerce. The goal of this program is to engage School District of Washington students in meaningful career exploration opportunities and bolster the local workforce for our business and community partners.

The 2024 Promising Practices will be recognized throughout 2024-2025 on’s website, social media accounts, and in the weekly newsletters. Learn more about's Promising Practices program by visiting the website.

Connect Washington Promising Practice

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