Professional Development Training

60 Minute, Half Day, Full Day

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Training Offers

Our Professional Development offers are designed to provide “the Why, the What, and the How” of implementing our philosophy and/or curriculum into your school. Everything we present is thoughtful, interactive, and has a strong focus on social-emotional learning, character development, school culture change, and developing a crucial common language around this work.

60 Minute Training

What to Expect: An overview of our CharacterStrong Culture Model
A foundation of clear purpose for this work
Building buy-in and shared vision
Clarifying competencies necessary for staff & student success
Practical strategies to weave this into our daily classroom or campus culture
Fast-paced, interactive, and packed with resources you can put into action RIGHT NOW

Professional Development

Half-Day Training

What to Expect: Everything in the 60 minute model PLUS...
A deeper dive into the “Why”
More time for interaction & reflection
Practicing and integrating relational tools and lesson structure
Additional character practice for personal & professional development

CharacterStrong Notebook Training

Full Day Training

What to Expect: Everything in the 3 Hour model PLUS...
A robust offering of practical relational tools
First hand experience and practice of the CharacterStrong tools & habits
Space for implementation reflection and questions
Integration of some of our S.E.R.V.E. model habits for adult behavior change
Powerful closing activity that puts a focus on purpose and deep buy-in

CharacterStrong Professional Development

CharacterStrong Presenters

Led by educators, for educators. Click on a presenter's picture for their full bio!

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Houston Kraft

Co Founder
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John Norlin

Co-Founder
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Esteban Gast

Speaker Consultant
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Lauren Ambeau

Principal at Brookside Intermediate
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Vincent Perez

Rethink Manhood Leader
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Barbara Gruener

Teacher & Counselor
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Marc Gallaway

Principal
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Derrick Wheeler-Smith

Speaker, Lecturer, Teacher
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David Volke

Leadership & Humanities Teacher
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Sally Rusk

Middle School Teacher
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Linda Bisarek

Teacher K - 12th
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Coley Veitenhans

Leadership Teacher
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James MacIntyre

Dean of Students
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Christi Shannon

Teacher 7th - 12th
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Dr. Chris Clayton

Director of Education Services
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Justin Pierce

Teacher, Coach, Assistant Principal
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Kemy Joseph

Master Educator
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Bryan Slater

Teacher 10th - 12th
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Ethan Crowell

Principal
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David Cavazos

8th Grade Teacher + Coach
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Randi Peterson

Curriculum Developer - Bellevue School District
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Antonio McLemore

Executive Director for Life Center
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Brett McDaniel

Special Ed, Student Leadership Teacher
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Andy Didomenico

Leadership Teacher
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Erin Jones

26 Year Educator
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John Gaines

Business Admin Doctorate

Let's Grow Together!

We are ready to come to you. This will be some of the best, most practical PD your staff has ever had.