CREATING COMMUNITIES WITH PURPOSE

Working alongside his dear friend and mentor John Norlin, Houston and his team have built curriculums and trainings to sustain the message well beyond the assembly or event. Learn more about CharacterStrong and how it can serve your school or community!

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THE ADVISORY CURRICULUM
6th-12th grade vertically aligned, weekly character development and SEL lessons with no prep necessary. LEARN MORE...

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EDUCATOR TRAININGS
1 & 2 Day Trainings for school teams
to create positive & safe schools by infusing SEL & character into daily practice. LEARN MORE...

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THE LEADERSHIP CURRICULUM
A semester-long servant-leadership and character development curriculum that can transform a school. LEARN MORE...

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
1-6 hour full staff training for your school or district to get buy-in, a common language, and implementation fidelity. LEARN MORE...

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CHARACTERSTRONG RESOURCE GYM
40-Week Staff CharacterDare. Videos and activity libraries. Resources for every educator on your campus. LEARN MORE...

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CS ATHLETICS
Help infuse the CharacterStrong
culture by training your coaches and teams to be leaders in sports and school. LEARN MORE...


MORE ABOUT CHARACTERSTRONG

In Stephen Covey’s “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,” Covey shares that the first (perhaps most important) habit is to “Be Proactive.” He believes that our choices are the primary determining factor of success and effectiveness in our lives.

It is hard to refute – each day we are surrounded by thousands of choices that drive our life forward for better or for worse. CharacterStrong is a suite of curriculums that provide opportunities to be proactive in our choices and our relationships.

Built around the ideas of Stephen Covey, alongside Robert Greenleaf & James Hunters’ model of “servant-leadership,” CharacterStrong is rooted in the belief that the most effective and influential people are those that are willing to serve the people and world around them and build habits of character in their life.

We shape our character – the skills that make us better people and more effective leaders – through consistent, intentional practice. Over time, our character becomes strong & our ability to make this world a more caring, loving place increases.

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Character is built on the thousands of choices we make everyday. Sometimes, it is hard to think about all those choices and all the possibilities of what other choices COULD be made. We all want to be kinder, more patient, more honest people - but what choices do we need to make to build those skills in our life? We know what respect and humility are - but how do we actually get BETTER at them? CharacterStrong is a like a gym for your heart. The website has lots of great information, blog posts, and information about our full year curriculums.