Monica Speach is the author of the PACE curriculum, a Character Education program for students from K-8th grade. In addition to homeschooling her children for 11 years, she has taught ESL and Spanish to students of all ages. Her publishing and educational works have centered on issues of civic responsibility, volunteerism, and Character Education. The PACE curriculum is a direct result of her research and ongoing interest in these critical fields.
Virtue is best cultivated in the home and its impact can truly be felt when the entire family partakes in it.
Why We Need Character Education: Importance and Benefits (CHC 2021)
Why is Character Education important to teach and what are its benefits? In this talk, educator Monica Speach answers these questions and more, discussing the value of exposure to and incorporation of virtuous behaviors. Learn about the correlation between Character Education and success—including improved academic performance, problem-solving skills, and goal setting—and in cultivating a “moral conscience” in your children that will stay with them throughout their lives.