CHARACTER COUNTS! utilizes its Six Pillars of Character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship as a foundational strategy while incorporating other nation’s best-practices and methodologies. Besides emphasizing and promoting a focus on a positive school climate, other defining elements of CHARACTER COUNTS! are intensive decision-making strategies, mindfulness, growth mindset, and behavioral change theories. CHARACTER COUNTS! practical strategies produce exceptional results in the academic, social, emotional, and character development domains (The Four Wheels of Success).