West Milford Named 2020 District of Character

West Milford Named District of Character
Posted on 01/31/2020
District of CharacterWashington, D.C. (January 31, 2020) —Character.org, a national advocate and leader for character in schools, families, sports teams, and the workplace today designated 81 schools and 7 districts as State Schools of Character for 2020. In addition, one international school will receive certification. Since its inception, Character.org’s Schools of Character program has positively impacted nearly 3 million students, staff, parents, and other community members. Each year, Character.org certifies schools and districts at the state level that demonstrate a dedicated focus on character development which has a positive effect on academic achievement, student behavior, and school climate. Schools and districts announced today will be considered for Character.org’s highest distinction – National School of Character.

“We could not be more proud of this accomplishment and district recognition! To be named a State District of Character is the culmination of a multi-year goal that has involved every stakeholder in our community. It has been our privilege to create a culture and climate that values the development of a deliberate effort to build better citizens and a community of character,” said Daniel Novak, Director of Education, West Milford Township Public Schools.

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