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Thursday & Friday, July 13-14, 2017

Philadelphia, PA



  • Sian beilock

    Sian Beilock

    Psychology Professor

    University of Chicago

  • David brooks4

    David Brooks

    Journalist and Author

    New York Times

  • David dinges2

    David F. Dinges

    Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry

    University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

  • Angela duckworth 2

    Angela Duckworth

    Professor of Psychology

    University of Pennsylvania

  • Anders ericsson

    Anders Ericsson

    Conradi Eminent Scholar and Professor of Psychology

    Florida State University

  • Kirabo jackson

    Kirabo Jackson

    Associate Professor of Human Development and Social Policy

    Northwestern University

  • Matthew kraft

    Matthew Kraft

    Assistant Professor of Education and Economics

    Brown University

  • Ekross

    Ethan Kross

    Director of the Emotion and Self-Control Laboratory

    University of Michigan

  • Bridget long3

    Bridget Terry Long

    Saris Professor of Education and Economics

    Harvard University

  • Gregwalton2

    Greg Walton

    Associate Professor of Psychology

    Stanford University

  • Daniel willingham2

    Daniel Willingham

    Professor of Psychology

    University of Virginia

  • And more

Highlights from Educator Summit 2016

Dr. Martin Seligman discusses the benefits of incorporating Positive Psychology into the classroom.

Dr. Susan Engel discusses the importance of fostering curiosity in children.

Interested in Applying?

We are looking for outstanding educators who are passionate about incorporating character strengths into their daily work with students!

Again this year, the Educator Summit's Selection Committee will review all submissions and select educators based on the following criteria:

  • Submission date of application (preference will be given to those that submit early)
  • Current engagement in advancing the practice of character development
  • Willingness to continue making character instruction come alive in the classroom
  • Grade level taught (preference given to middle and high school educators due to the content of this year’s Summit)
  • Group(s) of educators applying from the same school or organization committed to having a greater collective impact

The deadline to apply for the 2017 Educator Summit has now closed.  
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