Virtue Certificates & Reports
One way of creating a culture of virtue in families and schools is to recognize and celebrate acts of virtue,
which can be done in many ways, such as a Virtue Certificate, an example of which is shown on the left.
When students are faced with a challenge to form good habits and break away from old ones,
conversations can be had to explain a specific virtue and identify it as a better choice for next
time and a virtuous goal to practice. To make the goal concrete with a visual record, a Virtue Report can be given,
to designate a specific virtue as a goal or area of growth. Virtue Reports are not intended to be disciplinary or a conduct report,
but rather to be an outcome of a coaching approach as a guiding goal to build a good habit.
The Disciple of Christ Virtue Certificate and Virtue Report help support communication between home
and school to advance a shared culture of promoting virtue in the lives of students and all of us.