Recognizing,  educating, and  promoting the  benefits of good  character to  students,  parents, and  communities.

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​Board of Directors

Michael Gibson- Chairman/Financial Officer

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Michael Forgione- Board Member

Dave Rettig- Founder/Executive Director


David is the Founder of the National Character Education Foundation (NCEF).  He is a former international baseball player, and currently is a talent scout with the Pittsburgh Pirates. David is an authority on issues dealing with bullying, negative trends, and drug/alcohol use.  He has testified before members of the U.S. Senate on youth cultural issues and its effect on academic proficiency.  David presents two very powerful student assembly programs dealing with bullying and the potential dangers of illicit drug/alcohol use.


David's professional development presentation will equip your staff to deal with both the current youth culture and its potentially negative influence on academic proficiency in the classroom.