The MCCE is dedicated to making a difference in
the ethical lives of individuals and the entire community through
education, example, and action. The Center encourages teachers and
administrators, in both public and private schools, to teach, model,
and reinforce values and ethical behavior. Further, the Center encourages
and recognizes citizens in business and industry, private sector
organizations, and parents in their key character education roles.
In support of the work of State, County, and City
educators, assist teachers in providing students with a framework
for understanding and practicing exemplary character traits in American
Serve as a resource center for educators, students,
parents, business, private sector organizations, and community leaders
in affirming their roles as teachers and models of positive character
Foster research in Maryland and publication of initiatives
to determine the educational impact of character education endeavors.