Color the World with Character

The purpose is to create a higher awareness of the importance of character education integration in PreK-12 schools to motivate and empower students with moral, intellectual, civic, and performance values for them to contribute to healing the world as moral agents.


Former U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos thinks it’s important. Texas Governor Greg Abbott thinks it’s important too. So does Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.

What do they think is so important?


November 15, 2021 – November 21, 2021

You know it’s important too. Become part of it,

  • Participate in the ‘Color the World with Character’ poster drive which begins on November 15 and concludes February 7, 2022. It’s open to all PreK-12 students around the world. Click here to learn more. 
  • Become a Character Education Week partner. It costs you nothing. Your organization simply commits to encourage character education in schools and to promote the Color the World with Character Poster Drive in its community. Your organization’s logo will be posted in alphabetical order on the website under the Partner Section.
  • Become a Character Education Week sponsor. Your kind financial donation will only be used to cover the expenses of Character Education Week’s activities. Your organization’s logo will be posted in alphabetical order on the website under the Sponsor Section.

Whether you are a student, community member, school or community organization there’s something important you can do to support character education. Character Education Week encompasses core values of Caring, Integrity, Responsibility, Citizenship, and Leadership and etc. as we work together to prepare students for the demands and challenges of the 21st century.  Build a strong Community of Character.

School of Science and Technology briefed the former U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and her assistant Frank Brogan on importance of having a character education program to stop the violence at the schools, implementing 11-Principles, including Social-Emotional Learning to teach the whole child, and Texas Character Education Week efforts on Thursday, October 24, 2019.

FORMER U.S Department of Education Assistant Secretary Frank Bragon’s message



City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Congratulatory Letter