Character Conference

2020 Character Education Conference Milwaukee Wisconsin

16th annual Character Education Conference

June 17, 2020

The call for proposals is now open through February 5, 2020. Complete the Call for Proposal form here.

Join Wisconsin’s brightest educators as they come together to learn how to inspire and empower students to become engaged and ethical citizens.

Scarlett Lewis 2020 Character Conference keynote speakerWe are excited to announce that Scarlett Lewis will be the keynote speaker for the 2020 Character Education Conference. Scarlett Lewis is the mother of Jesse Lewis who was killed in his first grade classroom during the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School on December 14, 2012 along with 19 classmates and 6 teachers and administrators in one of the worst school shootings in US history. She founded of The Jesse Lewis Choose Love Foundation in honor of Jesse and to spread a message he left on their kitchen chalkboard shortly before he died, Nurturing Healing Love, the formula for choosing love, and to promote social and emotional education in schools as well as a consistent message of compassion in our communities.
Conference participants will have the opportunity to explore the important role that character education and social emotional learning play in improving school culture and academic achievement. Through keynote presentations, breakout sessions and the resource fair, participants will interact with like-minded colleagues to share and learn strategies on how to engage their students and help them develop into ethical citizens.

Who should attend the conference: 
  • Teachers
  • Coaches
  • Administrators                       
  • School Board Members
  • School Counselors
  • Parents                                                              
  • Community Leaders
  • Pupil Services Professionals
  • PBIS/RtI Coordinators