The Center for Social & Character Development at Rutgers

NJ Character Education Related Links
US Department of Education Links
National Character Education Links
Other Related Links


NJ Character Education Related Links

NJ Department of Education (NJDOE) Character Education Partnership


NJ DOE Character Education Program Resources Profile Directory


NJ DOE Title 6A Chapter 16 (Programs to Support Student Development)


NJ DOE Character Education News Release


Rutgers Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Project


Developing Safe and Civil Schools (DSACS) Project



US Department of Education Links

Character Education & Civic Engagement Technical Assistance Center


Brochure – “Helping Your Child Become a Responsible Citizen”


Partnerships in Character Education Project Program


Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools Programs/Initiatives


Teachers/Improve Student Performance/Character Education


White House Conference on Character and Community (June 19, 2002)



National Character Education Links

Center for the 4th and 5th Rs – Respect & Responsibility


Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character


Center for Civic Education


Center for Social and Emotional Education


Character Counts!


Character Development Group


Character Education Partnership


Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning


Committee for Children


Community of Caring


Corporation for National & Community Service


Developmental Studies Center


Institute for Character Development (at Drake University)


Institute for Global Ethics


International Center for Character Education


Learning for Life


Lions Quest


National Service-Learning Leader Schools


Olweus Bullying Prevention Program


Open Circle


Overcoming Obstacles


Responsive Classroom


Ripple Effects




Social Decision-Making / Problem Solving
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
University Behavioral HealthCare-Behavioral Research and Training Institute



Other Related Links

Character Education Bibliographies, Reading Lists, Resources

Annotated Bibliography
California Department of Education

Character Education Bibliography
Center for the 4th & 5th Rs – Respect & Responsibility


Character Education Reading List
Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character
At Boston University School of Education


Character Ed Prep: National Clearinghouse for the Teaching of Character in Eduator Preparation


Journal of Research in Character Education


Michigan State University Extension
4-H Youth Development
Character Development and Education Bibliography


National Character Education Center – Ethics Links


North Carolina Character Education Partnership


The George Lucas Educational Foundation


The School for Ethical Education


University of Illinois
The Office for Studies in Moral Development and Character Formation


Urban Programs Resource Network
University of Illinois Extension
Character Education: Creating A Framework for Excellence


Strategies for Empowering Students


Utah State Office of Education
Life Skills / Character Education


Values and Education in a Democracy: Resources for Conversations: An Annotated Heuristic Bibliography
By: Robert Merikangas, M.L.S., Ph.D.
Originally prepared in connection with the conference: “Teaching for Diversity, Unity, and Human Values: An Education Summit”
University of Maryland
College Park, MD