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Texas teachers code of ethics

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Code of ethics
The ________ was revised in 2002 to provide greater Clarity regarding the standards expected of all Texas educators.
Safeguarding academic freedom
A teacher who defends using the novel Lord of the Flies in her 7th grade pre-ap English class when a parent objects is doing which of the following?
Statement of purpose
Declares that teacher should measure their success by the progress of each student towards realization of his or her potential as an effective citizen.
Statement of purpose
The goal oriented statement of philosophy regarding the role of Educators in society and behaviors that support the roll is called?
Omission
If a teacher fails to report abuse to the proper authorities they could be guilty by
Applicant
A party seeking certification from the Texas Education Agency staff or the state board for educator certification
Code of ethics
The code of ethics and standards of practices for Texas Educators
Complaint
A written statement submitted to the Texas Education Agency staff that contains essential facts of improper conduct
Contested case
The legal rights, duties and privileges of a party to be determined by the State Board of educator certification
Disciplinary proceedings
Contested case proceedings before the Texas Education Agency staff
Educator
A person who is required to hold a certificate issued under the Texas Education Code chapter 21, subchapter B
Good moral character
The virtues of a person
Moral turpitude
Improper contact including dishonesty fraud deceit theft Oxford are intended to arouse or gratify the sexual desire as an actor drug or alcohol-related offenses or as constituting a few select under Texas Family
Neglect
placing or leaving of a student in a situation where the student would be exposed to substantial risk of physical or mental harm
Intentionally
An educator acts intentionally or with intent with respect to the nature of their conduct when it is their conscious objective or desire to engage in the conduct or cause the result.
Knowingly
You are aware of the conduct and are reasonably certain of the result
Recklessly
An educator Acts recklessly with respect to circumstances surrounding his or her conduct as a result of his or her conduct when he or she is aware of it but consciously substantial and unjustifiable risk that the circumstances existor result will occur
Sanction
A disciplinary action by the state board for educator certification including a restriction, reprimands, suspensions, surrender or revocation certificate
Texas Education Agency staff
Assigned by the commissioner of Education to perform the state board for educator certifications administrative functions and services
Worthy to instruct
Presence of those moral mental and psychological qualities that are required
Endanger
If you endanger a child you expose them to unjustified, unnecessary risk. No actual injury has to occur
Intentionally
Conscious objective or desire to engage in the conduct or cause the result
Recklessly
If a teacher is aware of the risk but consciously disregards it that is Reckless Behavior
Unworthy to instruct
Refers to the absence of moral, mental and psychological qualities that are required for an educator to fulfill their duties
Having your certificate revoked
Surrendering your certificate is the same thing as
Abandoning their contract
A teacher who decides in September to quit her job is during which of the
A formal, published sensor is placed on the face of his teaching certificate
If a person receives an inscribed reprimand that means which of the following has occurred?
An ARD committees decisions must be followed exactly
What should a teacher's actions towards the ARD committee's decisions regarding modifications and testing practices be
True
Determining whether or not a student can use their notes when testing is a teacher's decision and it's not in violation of any District policy.
Local school board policy
What constitutes good moral character?
Ethical conduct with colleagues lesson Standard 2.1
The educator shall not reveal confidential health or personal information concerning colleagues unless disclosure serves law for professional purposes required by law
Standard 2.2
That's care shall not harm others by an only making false statements about a colleague or the school system
Standard 2.3
The educator shall adhere to written local school board policies and state and federal laws regarding hiring, evaluation, dismissal and personnel
Standard 2.4
Educator shall not interfere with a colleague's exercise of political, professional, or citizenship rights and responsibilities.
Standard 2.5
The educator shall not discriminate against or koher say calling on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, disability, family status, or sexual orientation.
Standard 2.6
The educator shall not use coercive means or promise of special treatment in order to influence professional decisions or colleagues
Standard 2.7
The educator shall not retaliate against any individual who has filed a complaint with SBEC or who provides information for a disciplinary investigation or proceedings under this chapter.
Standard 3.1
Educator shall not reveal confidential information concerning students and less disclosure serves lawful professional purpose or is required by law.
Standard 3.2
Educator shall not intentionally, and knowingly or recklessly treat a student or minor in a manner that adversely affects or endangered still learning, physical health, mental health or safety of the student or minor.
Standard 3.3
The educator shall not intentionally, knowingly or recklessly mirepresent facts regarding the student
Standard 3.4
Magic Hair Salon not excluded student from participating in the program tonight benefits to a student or Grant an advantage to a student on the basis of race, color, or gender, disability national origin, religion, family status or sexual orientation
Standard 3.5
The educator shall not engage in physical mistreatment of a student
Standard 3.6
The educator shall not solicit or engage in sexual conduct or a romantic relationship with a student or minor.
Standard 3.7
The educator shall not furnish alcohol or legal unauthorized Strokes to any person under 21 years of age and less educator is a parent or guardian of that child.
Standard 3.8
Educator shall maintain appropriate professional educator and student relationships and boundaries based on the reasonably prudent educator standard.
Foreseeable
You're in violation of standard 3.2 if your actions impact the students adversely or and dangerous the learning, physical health, mental health or safety of the student in the adverse impact is __________
Education-related
A good rule of thumb in communicating with students is to keep it
Can look suspicious
The most innocent of circumstances _________
Reasonably prudent
Standard 3.8 States educator shall maintain appropriate professional educator student relationships and boundaries based on ____________ educator standard.
In a minority for the team.
In age, race, gender, religion)
If a team of teachers ignores our acts badly towards a team member who is _________ then they are violating the standards of ethical conduct.
Unworthy to instruct
Which of the following is a vaguely worded definition that serves as the basis for sanctions?
SBEC
Who enforces the code of ethics for educators for purposes related to certification disciplinary proceedings?
A formal, publish censure is placed on the face of their teaching certificate
If a person receives an inscribed reprimand that means which of the following has occurred?
Student or a minor
Standard 3.6 states that the education not solicit or engage in sexual conduct a romantic relationship with a _____________
Intentionally
An educator Acts ________ with respect to the nature of their conduct when it is his or her conscience objective or desire to engage in the condo cause the result.
Knowingly
Implies that you are aware of your conduct and you're reasonably certain of the results.
Keeps bad teachers from District hopping after they commit a sanctionable offense
A superintendent must report specific offenses to the State Board of Education certification or risk having their own certificate recommended, suspended or revoked. What is this designed to do?
Blogging
Which is an appropriate way to communicate with your students?
Confidential health and personal information
Standard 2.1 States educator shall not reveal ___________ concerning colleagues and less disclosure serves lawful professional purpose or is required by law.
A sanction
A disciplinary action by the state board for educator certification, including a restriction, reprimand, suspension, surrender, vocation of a certificate is called _______
Public Trust
The Texas educator accept a position of _________
Exercise of political, professional, or citizenship rights and responsibilities
Standard 2.4 states that the educator shall not interfere with the colleagues ______________________
Local school board policy
Standard 1.10 states that the educator so be of good moral character and be worthy to instruct or supervise the use of the state, what constitutes good moral character?