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From curricula to case studies, the Ethics Center provides a wealth of resources for integrating ethics into the classroom.

An Introduction to Character Education 

Character Education Director Steve Johnson talks with Ethics Center Executive Director Kirk Hanson about teaching values in school.

Character Education Lesson Plans

The Center offers curricula on integrating character education into the language arts. social studies, U.S. and world history, biology, and earth science.

Faith Formation Materials

The Center's Build.Plant.Grow curriculum provides lesson plans for young people tied to the Lectionary.

Character Education Articles 

Articles cover a wide range of topics related to moral development including cheating, bullying, honor codes, social media use on school campuses, and how to educate for ethics.

Character Education Cases for High School and College Students

Scenarios for young people explore subjects such as academic integrity, privacy, sexuality, alcohol use, and study drugs.


Materials show subscribers to the Center's Character Based Literacy curricula how to best use the lesson plans.

Character Education Professional Development

Slides and handouts from Ethics Camps, Catholic School Principals' Institute, and other events.


Explore other organizations involved in character organization.