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6.56 Professional Ethics

6.56 Professional Ethics

Chapter 6.00: Personnel

6.56*

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS

POLICY

I. An effective educational program requires the services of personnel of integrity, high ideals, and human understanding. All employees shall be expected to maintain and promote these qualities. The Board shall also expect all administrative, instructional and support staff members to adhere to the Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida.

II. Administrative and instructional personnel, as defined by Florida Statute, shall be required to complete training on these ethical standards. All other employees shall be encouraged to participate in training related to professional ethics.

III. The Superintendent and School Board members shall complete annual ethics training as required by law.

IV. All employees shall be responsible for reporting misconduct by School Board employees that affects the health, safety, or welfare of a student.

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1001.42, F.S.

LAWS IMPLEMENTED: 112.313, 112.3142, 1001.42, 1012.01, 1012.22, 1012.27,

1012.796, F.S.

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES: 6A-10.081

HISTORY: Adopted: 03/10/2009

Revision Date(s): 06/14/2016

Formerly: New

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