September - Responsibility, Dependability and Self-control
October - Trustworthiness, Honesty and Integrity
November - Caring and Gratitude
December - Caring and Compassion
January - Respect and Tolerance
February - Respect and Consideration
March - Fairness and Sharing
April - Fairness and Listening
May- Citizenship and Problem-solving
June - Citizenship and Helping Community
Character Education strives to encourage positive behaviors in
students in grades K-12. It promotes traits such as responsibility,
caring, respect, honesty, fairness, trustworthiness and citizenship.
In the Cohoes City School District, students at each of the six
schools participate in Character Education to help develop these
For more information about Character Education, visit:
PBIS is a school wide approach to preventing and responding to
school and classroom behavior. PBIS is used in Cohoes at the
district's three elementary schools and the middle school, as well
as at more than 3,000 schools across the country.
To view the district's PBIS page, click here.
Cohoes City School District believes all children have the right to be educated in a safe and supportive environment. This page will serve as a resource for parents, providing updates on anti-bullying efforts in our schools and in the community. It will also serve as a resource for online educational tools designed to deter bullying, online and elsewhere. for Anti-Bullying News and Information>>