Dear Gr8 Counselors,

Thank you so much for the opportunity to be with you all and share the work we are creating with CharacterStrong. I’ve collected as many resources in one place as I could for you to review at your leisure. Please let me know we can help!

Stay Wonderful,

Houston Kraft, Co-Founder of CharacterStrong



Advisory Curriculum (MS & HS)
Full school impact through SEL & character education

Our Advisory Curriculum is vertically-aligned grades 6-12 with over 200 powerful, 30-minute lessons focusing on social-emotional skills, character development, and community building.

Advisory Curriculum (6-8) - Samples
Grade 6, L11: Growth Mindset – Part One
Grade 7, L03: Introduce the CharacterDare
Grade 8, L17: Empathy – Part One

Advisory Curriculum (9-12) - Samples
Grade 9, L03: Personality vs Character
Grade 10, L09: Emotional Intelligence – Motivation
Grade 11, L11: Civil Discourse – Types of Communication
Grade 12, L22: Life List Introduction


PurposeFull People (K-5)
Character + SEL Toolkit

A character & social-emotional learning toolkit for K-5 educators with practical resources, activities, images, and tools to support STAFF, CLASSROOMS, FAMILIES, and the PLAYGROUND. Here are the 10 traits we are focusing on to start:

  • Kindness

  • Responsibility

  • Cooperation

  • Creativity

  • Empathy

  • Courage

  • Perseverance

  • Honesty

  • Respect

  • Gratitude

“Creating a Safe & Positive School Culture”
A 2-Day Educator Training by CharacterStrong

JULY 26/27
Legacy Stadium, Katy, TX
From our experience in over 1,000 schools, we talk about impacting school culture by intentionally weaving social-emotional learning and character into the daily fabric of what we do.

Professional Development
1-6 hours of professional development you won’t forget

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CharacterStrong PD
1-6 hour professional development focusing on our signature CharacterStrong Culture model - a working foundation of clear and common purpose for this work, building and clarifying the competencies necessary for staff and student success, and giving practical and consistent opportunities for the practice of this content so it becomes a part of the daily fabric of your school.

Fast-paced, interactive, and filled with ideas and resources that your staff can put into action RIGHT NOW - it will be a PD day that your campus or district won’t forget!

School Assemblies
Making Kindness Normal: A message and movement

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Esteban Gast

“Kindness is self-reflection”

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Daraiha Greene

“Kindness is inclusion”

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Parvati Shallow

“Kindness is digging deep”

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Ricky Randle

“Kindness is courage”

Our assembly speaking team comes from a variety of backgrounds - all speaking toward the common theme of “Making Kindness Normal” through their own stories and perspectives. They will share a powerful message with your whole school and then go deeper with a smaller group of students in our signature Kindness Workshop.

Upgraded Kindness Poster
Keep the message alive

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Consistent, free webinars based on FAQs and hot topics


One of our recent webinars with Dr. Clayton Cook about responding to problem behavior. See the resources, the slides, and our previous webinars by clicking below!

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  4. Sign up for upcoming webinars

CharacterStrong Case Studies
See CS in action at a Middle School and High School