Character Education 


    Six Pillars of Character Education


    Being a good citizen means you are a positive part of a community.

    A person who is a good citizen:

    • does his/her share to make his/her school, community and the world a better place
    • participates in community activities and is a good neighbor
    • follows family values and the rules of his/her school and society



    Having respect means you value yourself and others.

    A person who is respectful:

    • is courteous and polite to all people
    • listens to what other people have to say
    • conducts him/herself with dignity and pride



    Being a responsible person means that you are in charge of your actions.

    A person who is responsible:

    • creates and maintains a safe living environment
    • is reliable and dependable
    • thinks before he/she acts and always imagines the consequences



    Being trustworthy means other people can trust you.

    A person who is trustworthy:

    • is honest and never lies, steals or cheats
    • always keeps his/her promises
    • is courageous enough to do what is right, even though it may be difficult



    Being fair means you treat each person or situation equally or justly.

    A person who is fair:

    • plays by the rules and is not a sore-loser
    • thinks about how his/her actions will affect others
    • doesn't play favorites



    Being caring means you treat others lovingly.

    A person who is caring:

    • treats others with kindness and generosity
    • is sensitive to people's feelings and is never mean or hurtful


    Calendar of Character Edu