Character Counts
Guthrie County REC has partnered with The Robert D. and Billie Ray Center providing character and leadership development and ethics training to facilitate positive and respectful behavior in those communities served by the cooperative.

Serving as a Regional Center for both CHARACTER COUNTS! and the Institute for Excellence & Ethics, The Ray Center is dedicated to promoting good character and positive leadership in Iowa communities.

Character Counts! - illustrated with the "Six Pillars of Character®" - is the nation's most widely used framework for character development. The Six Pillars of Character are Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship.