ERIC Number: ED051132
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Protecting the Profession's Interest in Ethical Conduct.
National Education Association, Washington, DC. Committee on Professional Ethics.
This publication seeks to provide reasonable and practical answers to basic questions of professional ethics and is intended to help the reader to understand the sometimes overlapping organizational relationships and to plan an orderly course of action. The four chapters cover the following topics: 1) ethical problems in teaching, defining professional ethics, implementing the code, and purpose and scope of the publication; 2) identifying problems and examining solutions, code standards related to employment conditions, administrative coercion of teachers, the local association, code standards related to matters of law, inactivity of the profession, lack of impartiality in local associations, and dealing with minor infractions; 3) professional processing of ethics complaints, exercise of initiative, role of the local association, and role of the state association; and 4) role of the local association in school district complaint processing, board authority to discipline, institutional capabilities of board, problems of lay control, advantages of joint determination, devices for influencing employers, and using the grievance procedure. Appendixes include the code of ethics of the education profession, proposed bylaw language for local associations, a condition of membership, a proposed clause conferring reciprocity in disciplinary acts, and sources of appeal. (MBM)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Employer Employee Relationship, Ethics, Negotiation Agreements, Professional Associations, Standards, Teacher Associations
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Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Committee on Professional Ethics.