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Wednesday, March 13 • 10:00am - 1:00pm
CharacterStrong: How We Spark Award-Winning Culture

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CharacterStrong trainings and curricula have served over 1,000 schools internationally. Schools across the country are being recognized for their intentional work to build a community and culture that cares. From a Washington State ASCD Whole Child Award winner to local news features - CharacterStrong schools have seen huge culture shift and positive increases in their Attendance, Behavior, and Coursework data. How do we replicate this success? From their experience in-peron in over 800 schools, John Norlin and Houston Kraft will share the high-leverage tools, strategies, and activities that have helped build more empathy, engagement, and compassion in classrooms and on campuses. In this resource-PACKED session, learn how you can get students AND staff to focus on relationships, systematically build character and SEL skills, and develop your own award-winning culture.

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Houston Kraft

Co-Founder, CharacterStrong
Houston is a speaker, author, and kindness advocate who has spoken at over 600 schools or events internationally. In 2016, he co-founded CharacterStrong - curriculum and trainings that help teach social and emotional skills. To date, they have worked with over 2500 schools globally... Read More →
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John Norlin

Co-Founder, CharacterStrong
John is the co-founder of CharacterStrong - an organization that provides trainings and curriculum for schools internationally. He was a High School Teacher for 10 years, Program Administrator for the Whole Child in the Sumner School District for 5 years, and Director of Mt. Adams... Read More →

Wednesday March 13, 2019 10:00am - 1:00pm AKDT
Meeting Room H