Joseph H. Brensinger PS 17 honored with Character award

Congratulations! Joseph H. Brensinger PS #17 on being named a 2020 State School of Character.

The State Schools of Character review received and evaluated 197 applications from schools and districts with quality character education programs. State School of Character designation is not easy to obtain. You and your team should be proud of your accomplishment and your commitment to creating a culture of character in your community.
Lori Soifer
Director of Schools of Character
What Happens Next?
  • As a 2020 State School of Character you are now eligible to participate in the national review process. 
  • If you are participating in this year’s national review, an evaluator will contact you to schedule a site visit. 
  • You will maintain your 2020 State School of Character status for a period of five years during which time you will remain eligible for consideration in the National School of Character program.
  • National Schools of Character will be announced in May 2020. 
  • All National Schools of Character will be honored at the National Forum to be held October 1-3, 2020 in Washington, D.C.