Character Matters Summer Conference

The 18th Annual West Coast Character Matters Conference 
Character Matters

Thursday, June 26 - Friday, June 27, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Mother Rosalie Hill Hall

The CDC staff is pleased to invite you to the 2014 West Coast Character Education Conference.

Conference Speakers

  • Cindy Marten Superintendent of Schools, San Diego Unified School District
  • Helen Griffith, Executive Director, e3Civic High School, San Diego, California
  • Stuart R. Grauer, EdD, President/Head of School, The Grauer School, Encinitas California
  • Barbara Gruener, Counselor and Character Coach, Westwood-Bales School, Texas

Workshop Presenters

  • Paige Lilley Schulte, Associate Professor, Southeastern Louisiana University—Crash Course in Cooperation
  • Paty Meacham, CDC Assistant—Using Newspapers to Teach Character Traits
  • Barbara Gruener, Counselor and Character Coach—Character Is Our Super Power
  • Christina Wright, Film Studies Instructor and Character Education Specialist—Reel Character Education: Using Films to Teach Character Values
  • C J Moloney, CDC Assistant—TBA
  • Serena Pariser, 8th Grade English Teacher, Gompers Character Academy—Character Matters at Gompers Preparatory Academy

Registration and Fees

  • Individual Registration: $200
  • Group Registration: $125*
  • Student Registration: $75** 

*$125 per individual for schools sending two (2) or more educators
** 75 per student, Student ID Required

Conference Registration Includes:  Morning snacks, lunch and character education resources

Register Online Today!

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We value you as a character educator of children and young people. We value your time and talent and the choices you make to enhance your professional development.