Values Codes

HONESTY
I will be an honest person.

 

RESPECT
I am respectful of others.

RESPONSIBILITY
I take responsibility for what I am supposed to do.

 

SELF CONTROL
I will control my actions and words.

HARD WORK
I take pride in being a hard worker.

 

SELF-RESPECT
I have self-respect.

CONCERN FOR OTHERS
I will show concern for all other people.

 

TOLERANCE
I am tolerant of others.

CO-OPERATION
I will cooperate with those around me.

 

FAIRNESS
I show fairness to those with whom I come in contact.

FORGIVENESS
I can forgive those who do me wrong.

 

COURAGE
I will be brave in facing life's challenges.

SELF-KNOWLEDGE
I will pursue knowledge of myself.

   

Who We Are

ValuesFirst a non-religious, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization is a character education initiative created by a group of District of Columbia teachers, students, and principals. The Values Code Initiative centers on training teachers, principals, and staff in building character in children by instilling in them the importance of values in their everyday lives.