CCSR Director Ellenwood Attends National Forum of the Character Education Partnership

November 6th, 2013

Center for Character and Social Responsibility Director Steve Ellenwood participated in the 20th Annual National Forum of the Character Education Partnership held in Washington,D.C. October 24th-27th.

The National Forum featured distinguished journalist David Brooks. Brooks provided the keynote address, highlighting the educational power of biographies, particularly the importance of humility as a “key ingredient of good character.”

Ellenwood also met with Dr. Maurice Elias, who received the 2013 Sanford N. McDonnell Award for Lifetime Achievement in Character Education. Dr. Elias was the keynote speaker at the CCSR Workshop in SED held in January 2013.

Ellenwood states: “I benefitted from participating in several sessions and also led a session attended by 31 educators onĀ Literature as a Path to Good Character and Better Decisions.