Wednesday, May 23rd

ONALASKA — More than 170 educators from the Coulee Region will receive Character Strong curriculum training from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Onalaska High School. Character Lives, a program of Coulee Region Whole Child, is sponsoring the training to promote social-emotional skills and servant leadership in area high schools.

The curriculum can be integrated into existing classes or offered as a separate class.

John Norlin, a Seattle educator and co-creator of Character Strong, the curriculum on which Character Lives is based, will lead the training.

The training will introduce a model to become the bedrock for educators in western Wisconsin, along with techniques to improve student attitudes and school climates.

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