"Welcome to a Civil World" Civility Ambassador Certificate Program

Provided by The Civility Center | taught by Civility Center Board

Course description

Civility Starts With You!

You can be a Civility Champion. The first step is learning about civility and finding out about tools, supports, and resources you can use in your home, school, community, or workplace to start the conversation about civility.

(For ages 18+)

The certificate course is 8 modules.

Each module includes:

  • 2 links to articles related to the topic
  • 1 YouTube clip related to the topic
  • 1 activity or exercise
  • Knowledge materials and a short quiz.
  • Upon completion of the course, you are eligible to receive a Civility Ambassador Program Graduate Certificate

MODULE 1: Introduction

  • So What is Civility Anyway?
  • (A note about the current situation, e.g., how incivility is rampant, maybe some links to incivility in the news, bullying, etc.)
  • The Impact of Incivility
  • The Good News- People Like You Joining the Civility Movement
  • About This Civility Ambassador Course - What to Expect

MODULE 2: Civility Starts With You

  • What is a Civility Ambassador?
  • Who can be a Civility Ambassador?
  • What are my personal values?
  • Respect Yourself
  • Choosing Civility - Finding the Courage and Making the Commitment

MODULE 3: Civility at Home

  • Being Present
  • Putting Others First
  • Respect for History and Telling Your Story
  • Things Civility Ambassadors Can Do At Home
  • Recommended For More Learning
  • Respect for History and Telling Your Story
  • Things Civility Ambassadors Can Do At Home
  • Recommended For More Learning
  • Being Present
  • Putting Others First
  • Respect for History and Telling Your Story
  • Things Civility Ambassadors Can Do At Home
  • Recommended For More Learning

MODULE 4: Civility at School

  • The Gift of Education and Being a Continuous Learner
  • What is Bullying?
  • How to Address Bullying at School
  • Things Civility Ambassadors Can Do At School
  • Recommended For More Learning

MODULE 5: Civility in the Community

  • Giving Back
  • Respect for Shared Spaces
  • Respect for History and Telling Your Story
  • Things Civility Ambassadors Can Do At Home
  • Recommended For More Learning

MODULE 6: Civility in Politics

  • It's Okay to Disagree
  • Managing Uncivil Discourse
  • Respect for Policy, the Law and Government
  • Things Civility Ambassadors Can Do in the Public Forum
  • Recommended For More Learning

MODULE 7: Civility Around the World

  • Being Culturally Aware
  • Is it a Difference That Makes a Difference?
  • Being Present
  • Putting Others First
  • Respect for History and Telling Your Story
  • Things Civility Ambassadors Can Do At Home
  • Recommended For More Learning

MODULE 8: What's Next?

  • Being Present
  • Putting Others First
  • Respect for History and Telling Your Story
  • Things Civility Ambassadors Can Do At Home
  • Recommended For More Learning

Badge awarded upon completion of the course program.

Civility  Center Board
Civility Center Board

The Civility Center is an international Board with 13 members. Each Board member brings a unique perspective, education, experience and approach to civility. The Board members have collaborated to narrate the Civility Ambassador course.