NBTHS RECOGNIZED FOR PROMISING PRACTICES IN CHARACTER EDUCATION

NBTHS RECOGNIZED FOR PROMISING PRACTICES IN CHARACTER EDUCATION
North Brunswick Township High School has been recognized nationally for demonstrating effective strategies that develop good character in their students, and received the Promising Practice Award by Character.org for 2016.

NBTHS program “POSSibilities Plus Cafe Program” for 18-21 year olds, provides opportunities for student success and will be honored October 14 and October 15 at the National Forum on Character Education in Washington D.C.

The Promising Practice Program highlights what is going well in the Classroom. Each practice must be tied to one or more of the Character.org’s 11 Principles of Character Education. Character.org is a national non-profit group based in Washington D.C. that works with schools and districts to educate, inspire and empower young people to be ethical and engaged citizens.

May 2, 2016, Washington, D.C. - Character.org has awarded 327 Promising Practices to schools, districts, and youth-serving organizations from across the United States as well as from Canada, China, Columbia and Mexico.

“These great ideas really highlight the creative efforts of amazing teachers all across America - and the world,” said Dr. Dave Keller, Program Director. “It’s great to recognize what’s going well in the classroom. These practices represent practical, effective ways to develop empathy, enhance conflict resolution skills, and inspire good citizenship.”

NBTHS is one of only 8 High Schools from New Jersey to receive this special distinction and one of only two High Schools from Middlesex County.

North Brunswick Township High School received the award for “POSSibilities Plus Cafe-POSSibilities Plus 18-21 Year Old Program: Providing Opportunities for Student Success”.