CB: Professional Conduct

An administrator's professional behavior must conform to an ethical code. The administrator acknowledges schools belong to the public and that they must provide educational opportunities to all. An administrator's actions will be viewed and appraised by the community, professional associates, and students. Therefore, the administrator subscribes to the following standards:

  • The administrator: makes the well-being of students the basis for decision making and action;
  • Fulfills professional responsibilities with honesty and integrity;
  • Supports the principle of due process as required by law;
  • Obeys local, state and national laws;
  • Implements the board's policies, rules and regulations;
  • Pursues appropriate measures to correct those laws, policies and regulations that are not consistent with sound educational goals;
  • Avoids using an administrative position for personal gain;
  • Accepts academic degrees or professional certificates only from duly accredited institutions;
  • Seeks to improve the profession through research and continuing professional development; and
  • Honors employment contracts until fulfillment or release.

Approved: December 7, 2009