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Guilford Middle School (GCS)
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"Our seniors have been through a ...
www.guilfordcountyschools.com, 16 May 2007 [cached]
"Our seniors have been through a lot this year and then some, but you would never know it by the way they have been preparing their projects," explained Charlie Abourjilie, curriculum facilitator at Eastern."They are excited and anxious."
The projects will take place on Friday, May 25 from 9 a.m. until 4:40 p.m. at the Bryan Park Conference Center.Parents, central office staff and community members are urged to volunteer.Judges can commit to helping out all day or for just a few hours.To become a judge, please contact Charlie Abourjilie
at email@example.com or 336-375-6307.
Character education's goals include respect, honesty
www.news-record.com, 27 Feb 2005 [cached]
Panelists: Students and teachers from area schools, state character education director Charlie Abourjilie and Guilford County school board member Susan Mendenhall.
...District leaders asked Charlie Abourjilie, a Southwest High School teacher, to oversee the initiative.
In 2001, the General Assembly passed the Student Citizen Act, requiring all public schools to teach character.Abourjilie then left Guilford County Schools to become the character education coordinator for the N.C. Department of Public Instruction and oversee efforts for the state's 2,300 public schools.
said Guilford County
has a strong program, in part because its schools have taught character education longer than most other schools.
"So much of what I do is based on what goes on in Guilford County
, " he
Character education is taking root in schools across the country.
"You have to involve your student leadership more, and you have to have an athletic component," Abourjilie
said schools can use office referrals, suspension rates, student attendance and parent-teacher surveys to get an idea whether a program works.
Guilford Education Alliance - Board of Directors / Partners
www.guilfordeducationalliance.org, 3 Sept 2008 [cached]
Charlie Abourjilie - Curriculum Facilitator; Eastern Guilford High School
Kids Voting North Carolina: Board of Directors
www.kidsvotingnc.org, 21 Mar 2008 [cached]
Charlie Abourjilie - '07 At-largeGuilford County Schools
"Remember the Titans" Herman Boone Recognizes High Point Central 3A Girls Basketball State Champions
www.gcsnc.org, 7 Aug 2001 [cached]
Charles Abourjilie, former GCS teacher who is now serving as the first state director of character education, organized the program in collaboration with Paul Lessard, executive director of the Light House Foundation and the High Point Community Foundation.