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Monica Speach, author of PACE, earned her

undergraduate degree in Romance Languages

from Fairfield University. She received her

Master of Arts degree in Education and

has worked in education with students

from grades K-college. Her background

includes teaching English as a Second

Language,Spanish, and

homeschooling her own children for

eleven years.  

In recent years, her work has centered

on issues of civic responsibility,

volunteerism and character education.

The PACE curriculum is a direct result of her

research and ongoing interest in the growing

field of character education.

"As Aristotle wrote, good habits formed at youth make all the difference. I cannot think of a more vital task for parents and teachers than to start children off on the right foot, by giving them a strong moral foundation. This is the purpose of the PACE program."

- Monica Speach

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