As proud partners of ‘The Character Week’ initiative, our shared mission is to champion character education in all schools. We firmly believe that fostering the character development of every child is of the highest significance. Hence, we extend a warm welcome to all PreK-12 students from across the globe to participate in this meaningful endeavor.

Together, let us embark on the journey of ‘Coloring the World with CHARACTER TRAITS,’ where your creativity and expression will shape a brighter future. We are excited to witness the remarkable artworks and ideas you will bring to this initiative.

Wishing you the very best in this rewarding journey! Your contributions will undoubtedly make a positive impact and inspire many around the world. Let’s celebrate the power of character traits and promote a world filled with empathy, kindness, resilience, and all the qualities that nurture strong, compassionate individuals.

Join us and be a part of this transformative initiative! Together, we can create a world where character education thrives and children grow into compassionate, responsible global citizens.

To watch the Poster Drive Video, kindly click on the image below.

GENERAL RULES:

Attention to all PreK-12 students, including homeschoolers worldwide!

We are thrilled to invite you to participate in the poster drive. The best part? Participation is entirely free of charge!

Here are some essential details you need to know:

Eligibility: All students from PreK to 12th grade, including homeschoolers, are warmly welcomed to join this inspiring opportunity.

Judges’ Decisions: Rest assured, the decisions made by the judges will be final and binding across all categories and grade divisions.

Originality: We encourage you to unleash your creativity! All entries must be entirely original, showcasing your unique artistic talents.

Contact Information: Your privacy matters to us. The contact information collected will solely be used for the purpose of ‘The Character Education Week’ and will not be utilized for marketing or any other purposes.

Language: Feel free to express your message in English or your native language, providing an English translation alongside it.

Ownership: Once submitted, all poster entries will become the property of the Texas Character Education Week Poster Drive and will not be returned. We reserve the right to modify any poster or slogan for reproduction purposes.

Recognition: Celebrate your talent! Selected posters will be proudly displayed in the esteemed Gallery Section at www.TheCharacterWeek.com and shared across our vibrant social media accounts. To acknowledge your brilliance, students’ identity information will be shared as follows:

First name and Last name (For Example: John Doe)
Student’s Grade Level

CATEGORIES:

The Character Education Week Poster Drive is divided into two categories by submission type.

1-Traditional Poster Category (PreK-12)

2-Digital Poster Category (6-12)

Traditional Poster Category Divisions:

The traditional Poster Category is divided into five divisions by grades.

  PreK-1

  2-3

  4-5

  6-8

  9 – 12

Digital Poster Category Divisions:

It is divided into two divisions by grades.

  6 – 8

  9 – 12

BENEFITS:

  1. All participants will receive a ‘Congratulations Certificate’ from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
  2. All participants will receive a ‘Certificate of Recognition ’ from the University of Houston.
  3. All participants will receive a ‘Certificate of Appreciation ’ from the Rice University School Mathematics Project.
  4. All teachers will receive a prestigious ‘Certificate of  Appreciation’ from character.org.
  5. Winning poster owners will receive a ‘You are a Star’ Certificate from the School of Science and Technology.
  6. Winning poster owners will receive a short congratulatory video message from CHARACTER COUNTS! at Drake University.
  7. Each teacher of the winning student will receive a link to a free Digital Character Lesson Ebook: More Good Ideas from CHARACTER COUNTS! at Drake University. (available in versions grades K-5 or grades 6-12)
  8. All participants will be provided with a ‘Kloodle profile’ by Kloodle. Students can upload their certificates from the poster drive and other achievements to their profiles, tagging relevant skills. Additionally, they will receive a Kloodle ‘award’ on their profiles.
  9. Winning poster owners will be invited to participate in the ‘STARS in the Character Sky’ Virtual Event on May 2, 2024.
  10. All participants’ names will be posted on the World famous website of www.TheCharacterWeek.com per their opt-in/out.
  11. Some posters will be displayed in the Gallery Section of www.TheCharacterWeek.com based on the poster’s aesthetic proficiency, alignment with the character-building theme, and students’ emotional response concerning the character-building theme after May 4, 2024.

TRADITIONAL POSTER RULES:

  • Poster entries must provide a positive message about Character Traits that students value
  • Use  plain printer paper
  • Must be student’s ORIGINAL Artwork, and be age-appropriate within-grade divisions
  • NO glue; NO glitter; NO attachments; NO signatures; NO names in front of posters
  • NO syndicated, copyrighted, or clipart images
  • NO computer-aided or copy-machine poster entries
  • NO profanity; NO sexually explicit content; and NO drawings of a suggestable nature allowed
  • Reproducibility, spelling, grammar, and poster messages also factor in judges’ decisions
  • Use good lettering, high contrast, and bright colors on plain copy paper
  • The poster should feature a positive slogan that is related to the chosen character trait.
  • The words used in the poster for the slogan should be in English or in the native language with an English translation.
  • The submitted jpeg image of the poster should be at least 300 dpi.
  • Photo of the Artwork (ONLY Artwork) should be submitted.

DIGITAL POSTER RULES:

  • Poster entries must provide a positive message about Character Traits that students value
  • Use Adobe Illustrator or a similar vector-based program only
  • Vector graphic only. No raster images
  • Use regular plain printer paper layout in a digital program
  • Must be student’s ORIGINAL Artwork, and be age-appropriate within-grade divisions
  • NO attachments or “placed” images; NO signatures; NO names in front of posters
  • NO syndicated, copyrighted, or clipart images
  • NO profanity; NO sexually explicit content; and NO drawings of a suggestable nature allowed.
  • Reproducibility, spelling, grammar, and poster messages also factor in judges’ decisions
  • Use good lettering, high contrast, and bright colors in a vector digital program
  • The poster should feature a positive slogan that is related to the chosen character trait.
  • The words used in the poster for the slogan should be in English or in the native language with an English translation.
  • The submitted jpeg image of the poster should be at least 300 dpi.
  • Photo of the Artwork (ONLY Artwork) should be submitted.

 

Discrimination Clause: We will ensure that no person or groups of persons shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, retaliation, or genetic information, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination.

CONTACT: PLEASE SEND YOUR INQUIRIES TO posterdrive@thecharacterweek.com

 

REGISTRATION

 

Unleash Your Artistic Genius: A Celebration of Character Traits

Are you ready to unveil your artistic brilliance and ignite your imagination? This is your chance to make a difference through creativity and positivity! Join us in creating a captivating and original poster design that embraces the theme “Color the World with Character Traits.”

We invite you to express your unique perspective on the character trait that holds the most significance in your heart. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your talent while spreading a positive message to the world. Embrace your creativity and let your art reflect the qualities you cherish the most.

Let your poster be a beacon of inspiration and encouragement, uplifting others to recognize the power of character traits in shaping a brighter tomorrow. Whether it’s kindness, perseverance, empathy, diversity, respect, forgiveness, peace, self-control, self-management, or any other quality, your original art has the potential to touch hearts and minds.

Share your artwork with us, and together, we will create a gallery that celebrates the beauty of character and its transformative impact on the world. Let us embark on this journey of self-expression, unity, and positivity.

Submit your masterpiece today and become a part of this movement to Color the World with Character Traits!

Only one poster entry per student will be accepted. The submission deadline is March 31, 2024.

To enter, FOLLOW THE FOLLOWING STEPS FOR SUBMITTING YOUR ARTWORK.

  1. Scan/or take a photo of your artwork (ONLY Artwork) accordingly
  2. Fill out the Entry Form below completely
  3. Please use only English or Latin letters for filling the form
  4. Do not use foreign letters and characters. It cannot be displayed.
  5. Do not use special characters, such as (#, $, &), etc…
  6. Do not use line breaks!
  7. Be in compliance with all the requirements of the poster drive
  8. Upload your artwork
  9. Do not send your personal photo
  10. Post your reflection statement in English in response to the question listed in the padlet platform related to your character value submission. (OPTIONAL)
  11. Submit your artwork 

PADLET LINKS (OPTIONAL)

PADLET REFLECTION WALL     

Thank you for taking the time to reflect on and show interest in becoming a valued member of our extraordinary community.

We invite you to proudly share your submission as we eagerly await to witness your contribution. Stay connected, as exciting updates are on the horizon. Together, we will create something remarkable!

CONTACT: PLEASE SEND YOUR INQUIRIES TO posterdrive@thecharacterweek.com