Welcome to the Bonner Center for Character Education.

This site has been made available through support from the Bonner Family Foundation in Fresno, California. We hope to support educators throughout the Central Valley who provide wholesome environments for children. We welcome your participation and your contributions. Contact us if you would like to provide reviews of materials, books, relevant links or activities in your district that teachers should know about.

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Character and Civic Education Conference Audience


Now Available

The 2014 Elementary School Character Education Award Application
Deadline: January 17, 2014
Click to Download Application

Descriptions of 2013 Character Award Winning Valley Middle Schools
Click to Review

What is Character Education? Read Dr. Benninga's interview with CHARACTER COUNTS!
Click to Read

Listen to "The Moral Is": Essays on KVPR written and read by Bonner Center Fresno State Faculty
Click to Listen

Access the Listing of the Bonner Center Book Collection
Click to Access

2013 Annual Bonner Center Report Click to Download

2012 Character and Civic Education Conference


Upcoming Events


Friday, March 28, 2014

30th Annual Conference on Character and Civic Education


Saturday, March 29, 2014

A Day of Professional Ethics Education for Educators