Based on the Florida Department of Education, State Board of Education Administrative Rules: Chapter 6B-1, Code of Ethics – Education Profession
The educator values the worth and dignity of every person, the pursuit of truth, devotion to excellence, acquisition of knowledge, and the nurture of democratic citizenship. Essential to the achievement of these standards are the freedom to learn and to teach and the guarantee of equal opportunity for all.
The educator's primary professional concern will always be for the student and for the development of the student's potential. The educator will therefore strive for professional growth and will seek to exercise the best professional judgment and integrity.
Aware of the importance of maintaining the respect and confidence of one's colleagues, of students, of parents, and of other members of the community, the educator strives to achieve and sustain the highest degree of ethical conduct.
All educators employed by DSNF:
Further, the obligation to the public requires that the educator:
In addition to the above, the profession of education requires that the individual: