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5 Klein ISD Schools Receive 2021 Promising Practices Distinction

5 Klein ISD Schools Receive 2021 Promising Practices Distinction

Bernshausen Elementary, Eiland Elementary, Epps Island Elementary, Strack Intermediate, and Ulrich Intermediate were recently named Promising Practices schools by

This special distinction consists of schools who are a significant example of effective character development and aligned with one or more of’s 11 Principles framework. 

This year’s character development practices and initiatives included peer mentoring, service-learning, and conflict resolution approaches. 

These remarkable Klein ISD campuses each submitted an application for this distinction describing at least one unique Promising Practice they successfully implement on their campus. These beloved Klein ISD schools are 5 of 170 schools across the nation to receive this honor. is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. Their mission is to provide the voice, visibility, and resources for educators to build nurturing and supportive school cultures that focus on core values and character strengths vital to student and school success.

“We are extremely proud to recognize the schools and organizations that have developed and implemented a Promising Practice” said Dr. Arthur Schwartz, President of “Each of these programs and initiatives have demonstrated significant impact and strongly align with the principles that help schools and organizations cultivate a culture of character.” will honor each 2021 Promising Practice recipient at its National Forum to be held October 20-22, 2021.

Congratulations to Bernshausen Elementary, Eiland Elementary, Epps Island Elementary, Strack Intermediate, and Ulrich Intermediate! Each of your campuses are an excellent example to the entire Klein community and are more than deserving of this honor.


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Klein ISD has an established 84-year history of excellence and innovation in education with unique pathways for EVERY student in our care to ensure learners are college, career, military, and life ready. With recognition for STEM, athletics, fine arts, and academics from highly-esteemed organizations, it is clear that Our Shared Vision of every student entering with a promise and exiting with a purpose is a reality for EVERY student who walks through our doors.

About Klein ISD
Klein ISD is a school district in Klein, Texas, located in northwestern Harris County. The district spans approximately 88 square miles and serves more than 53,000 students in 33 elementary schools, 10 intermediate campuses, one high school program of choice, and 5 high schools.

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