• Benefits of Commitment to Character:
    ·Teaches students to use basic character traits in everyday life

    ·Is an effective tool to teach responsible behavior and good manners.

    ·Helps reduce violence, vandalism, absenteeism, and discipline referrals.

    ·Supports and promotes a positive culture and climate in the school

    ·Integrates with Quality Concepts ~ aligned with the district's Strategic Directions

    ·Supports Goal V of Student Expectations stressing student responsibility for learning and discipline

    ·Teaches life skills that empower students to solve their own problems

    ·Increases communication skills, critical thinking and problem solving

    ·Promotes understanding of individuals and groups throughout the school community

    ·Positive principles learned early can stay with students throughout their lives