The Promise of a Life of Selfless Service with Andy DiDomenico

AGAPE, the word that started New York teacher and Character Strong team member Andy DiDomenico on his journey down Character Road. Enjoy Andy’s passion for the power of influence and the promise of a life of selfless service. Transcription Hello and welcome back to the corner on character, where character speaks a podcast in partnership […]

Social and Emotional Learning with Elyse Hahne

Savor a Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) smorgasbord as Texas teacher Elyse Hahne shares how she consistently weaves the SEL competencies into her school rituals and routines to reach ALL students. Transcription Hello and thanks for tuning into the corner on character, where character speaks a podcast in partnership with pro signed design to spotlight […]

Actionable Strategies with Jessica Chandler

Tune in today for a booster shot of inspiration and joy and prepare to fall in love with 5th-grade Texas teacher Jessica Chandler. Savor a breath of fresh air as she shares actionable strategies for our calling while calling out greatness in her character building.

The Final Episode of Season One with Dr. Jody Carrington

Finish off Season One of Character Speaks through the beating heart and beautiful lens of the incredibly passionate child psychologist, author, wife and mom, Dr. Jody Carrington. Listen in as she honors the holy work, what educators get to do every day as they hold the hearts of our children; don’t miss her coaching tips […]

Camp, Core Values, & The {Heart} Work with John Norlin

Meet nationally-recognized transformational speaker John Norlin, a passionate co-founder of Character Strong, a servant leader, and an expert in the {heart} work of character development, leadership, and social emotional learning; prepare to workout with us as we talk about connections, core values, critical feedback and Camp. Check out our sponsors:

Infusing Brain Science and Daily Rituals with Lisa King

Tune in this week to hear Lisa King, school counselor and author of Mindset Matters, talk about the importance of infusing her passion, growth mindset and brain science, into daily rituals, habits and routines in your character building. Check out our sponsor:

Nurturing a Growth Mindset with Kris Felicello

Travel with us to New York to meet up with edu-hero Kris Felicello; prepare to be inspired as this Assistant Superintendent, writer, and father of 3 shares some leadership ideals that include nurturing a growth mindset, fostering a caring climate, and righting wrongs through Restorative Practices. Check out our sponsor:

Making the World a Better Place One Core-Value at a Time with Gary Smit

Today’s guest, veteran Superintendent Gary Smit, has been intentionally building character for more than twenty years since his district in Illinois first discovered the Character Counts! framework in 1997. Now, though retired from the public school system himself, Gary is still out in the world living his deep-purpose why, to make the world a better […]

Planting Seeds of Hope with Keri Wilt (and her great great grandmother)

Shhhhhh; today’s guest has a secret. Tune in as motivational speaker and author Keri Wilt shares not only the bounty of her own life’s harvest, but also who her great great grandmother, Frances, was and how a lovely lady she never even met continues to positively plant seeds of hope in her garden. Check out […]

“Kindness Cape” Classroom Rituals with Laurie McIntosh

Prepare to be supercharged by kindness warrior Laurie McIntosh, a passionate Kindergarten teacher in Canada, as she shares how she and her students spread kindness through classroom rituals like Kindness Capes, the DNA project, WIN {What I Need} time and more. Check out our sponsor: