Vigne: Cultivating character develops courageous leaders

Posted SEP 10, 2019 at 11:28 AM

Education Foundation of Sarasota County president says parents, teachers and the community at large must to teach and model the character we want to see in students.

“Intelligence plus character — that is the goal of true education.”

The well-known quote by Martin Luther King Jr. was penned when he was a teenage freshman at Morehouse College years before he became a recognized leader on the global stage.

Decades later, education’s role in courageous leadership and positive character development continues to be the subject of countless books, blogs, TED Talks and training seminars. Keep reading.