Ms. Lili Borrero

Lili Borrero

www . Character. org

A Short Bio / زانیاری کەسیی / سيرة ذاتية قصيرة: “Lili Borrero is´s Senior Consultant for Global Outreach. She also serves as the Associate Director of Learning Programs at Colegio Nueva Granada (CNG), the American school in Bogotá, Colombia, and the first school in South America recognized as a School of Character.

Lili holds a BA in Psychology from Universidad de Los Andes, an MA in Early Education from the University of Alabama, and a Certificate in Teacher Leadership from Lehigh. She is also an NBPTS certified early literacy teacher and an English-Spanish official translator and interpreter.

She is the author of Enseñando a Leer: Teoría, práctica e intervención”, a book published in 2008. In 2018, she translated into Spanish the 11 Principles of Effective Character Education. She has served in AdvancED/Cognia Engagement Review Teams in Colombia, Guatemala, and Curazao.”

Category / پۆلێن / الفئة:

Character Education / پەروەردەی کەسایەتی / تعليم الشخصية

Seminar Title / ناونیشانی بابەت / عنوان الندوة : Becoming a School of Character

Abstract / پوختە / الملخص. :

In the world of today, where people hire for character and train for skills, character development and social-emotional skills play a paramount role. Schools, in partnership with families, are in a privileged position in helping students become not only smart but also persons of character.

This session will provide participants with an overview of Colegio Nueva Granada’s path to becoming recognized as a Colombia School of Character in 2020 by Each year, this organization certifies schools as Schools of Character in the US and increasingly, around the globe, that demonstrate their commitment to the development of character through the implementation of’s 11 Principles Framework for Schools. Based on decades of research on effective practices in character education, the 11 Principles Framework serves as a guide for schools to plan, implement, assess, and sustain their comprehensive character development initiative.

Schools recognized as a school of Character have implemented a comprehensive approach that inspires their students to understand, care about and consistently practise a set of core values that will enable them to flourish in school, in relationships, in the workplace, and as citizens.

Keywords / وشە سەرەکیەکان / الكلمات المفتاحية:

character, social-emotional skills, core values