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About FACE

“The curriculum has been a great addition to the weekly lesson plans. The curriculum supports the social and emotional character of the students and has increased awareness about Character Education.”

A. Bryant, Counselor, Tye River Elementary School

The FACE Project (Functional Approach to Character Education) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2000 by psychologists, teachers, education researchers, and local citizens. Our curricula have been used in hundreds of schools.                                       

 Our Mission

We advance strong character and citizenship among young people, in all grade levels, through partnerships with teachers and parents to help people live and work together as families, friends, neighbors, communities and nations.

The FACE Project creates and provides comprehensive, innovative teaching curricula, lesson plans, workshops, and educational materials for teachers, parents, schools and communities to bring quality character education into all types of learning environments. 

We provide:

  • A research-based and comprehensive teacher curriculum, integrated within the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL).
  • 38 weekly lesson plans per grade, preschool through 5th grade that focus on learning tolerance, empathy, respect and celebrating differences.
  • Integrated within the Standards for School Counseling Programs in Virginia Public Schools.
  • Teacher and counselor-friendly curriculum that is developed by educators for educators.
  • School professionals are offered in-service training with follow-up consultations to enable teachers and counselors to institute a program that is designed around a comprehensive Character Education curriculum, featuring weekly, individualized lesson plans for preschool through fifth grades.

If you are ready to order your lesson plans, go to Order Your Toolkit. Or look at our Sample Curriculum

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