21st Annual Character Matters Conference

Thursday, June 22 - Friday, June 23, 2017
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, School of Leadership and Education Sciences, University of San Diego

Click here to register for our 2017 conference

View the full 2017 conference program


Who Should Attend the Conference

  • Teachers from in all grades and all subject areas
  • School-based administrators, counselors and instructional supervisors
  • Social workers, coaches, parents and caregivers
  • College and university instructors of educational methods courses
  • District office curriculum specialists and staff developers
  • Staff from regional service agencies and state or provincial departments of education
  • Undergraduate and graduate students in teacher-preparation programs.

Lodging and Accommodation

Hilton Garden Inn
4200 Taylor Street, San Diego, California 92108

Make your discounted room reservation here.

 Note: If you are looking to book via phone with an agent please call the Hilton Garden Inn Reservation Desk at 844-512-0924 and reference USD Character Development Event or group code CH5.


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.

**University of San Diego offers graduate level extension credits in semester hours for conference participants. Register now for credit. Attendees also need to register for the conference separately.

Questions/Inquiries: character@sandiego.edu or 619-260-2250