To create safe, respectful, and compassionate school climates for our children and youth using Rotary’s guiding principles (4-way test) and developmentally appropriate classroom-based lessons to teach specific behavioral skills like self-awareness, self-management, empathy, and cooperation.
To build character and community among our children and youth to enhance their success in school and in life.
Over the years Rotarians around the world have embraced a common set of principles (the Rotary Four-Way Test) to guide their ethical behavior. These principles have stood the test of time and continue to serve as valuable tools for thoughtful problem solving and healthy relationships.
Few things are needed more in our society than moral integrity. Eloquently simple, stunning in its power, undeniable in its results, the 4-Way Test offers a fresh and positive vision in the midst of a confusing and uncertain world.
The programs offered through this website have simplified these guiding principles and integrated them into age-specific programs to promote and support character and community among our children and youth. These concepts and programs have proven both effective and appropriate for the ages indicated for each program.
The Peaceful Schools Program (PSP) has been implemented in dozens of elementary schools in Colorado and is expanding nationally and internationally. In just a few years this program has positively impacted thousands elementary school children and hundreds of high school students and continues to grow at a rapid pace.