Teaching: Legal and Ethical Responsibilities

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Teaching: Legal and Ethical Responsibilities

California's Laws and Rules Pertaining to the Discipline of Professional Certified Personnel

Avoid behaviors that can be misconstrued:. Do not be alone with a student with the door closed. Do not meet students outside of school. Do not engage in conversations regarding romantic or sexual activities. Do not exchange phone numbers with students without parental consent

The code of ethics is expected conduct that all educators are to follow. The goal is to protect the freedom to learn and teach, to ensure equal educational opportunities for all, and to foster respect and confidence among colleagues, students, and parents.

Teaching: Legal and Ethical Responsibilities

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It is important to behave as a professional at all times in the teaching profession. Teachers have the responsbility to ensure their students are safe, protected, and free to pursue learning in their classroom.

Principle I: Commitment to the StudentThe educator shall not:. prevent the student from independently pursuing learning.deliberately withold or distort subject matter the student needs to progress. use professional relationships with students for private advantagePrinciple II: Commitment to the ProfessionThe educator shall not:.misrepresent his/her professional qualifications.knowingly make false or malicious statements about colleagues.accept gratuity, gift or favor that influences professional decisions

Code of Ethics

Make professional decisions!

Do the right thing!

Work Together!


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