Character PlaybookTM
Digital Course

Sponsored by the NFL and United Way, Character Playbook teaches students skills to navigate relationships and social pressures during challenging middle school years.


Skills & Strategies For Facing Middle School’s Toughest Challenges

In partnership with EVERFI, the nation’s leading skills development program, Character Playbook and Mental Wellness Basics teaches students critical skills that support their success in both school and life. Using module based experiential learning, Character Playbook supports students in exploring the fundamentals of communication and healthy relationships.

  • Analyzing Influences
  • Understanding and Managing Emotions
  • Communicating Effectively
  • Resolving Conflicts
  • Stepping In
  • Making Decisions

Key Details

Character PlaybookTM is available in participating NFL team and local United Way markets at no cost to schools.

  • Grade Level: 6th-9th
  • Recommended Class Fit: Social Studies, 
English, Health,
  • Advisory Course Time: 6 Modules (20 min.–30 min. each)
  • Total time: 2 – 3 hours
  • As a teacher, you will receive:
    • Training resources and available one-on-one assistance
    • Real-time student scores on a personal teacher dashboard
    • Curriculum Guide with a detailed 
course outline
    • Supplemental lesson plans
    • Alignment guide with your state-specific standards
    • Answer key for all course assessments
    • Discussion guides


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