"As an educator in Pennsylvania, I will avoid any situations that may be translated by others as being 'questionable.' I also am more aware of and will be more determined to not let any mistreatment of students occur in my building or district."
—Middle school social studies teacher - Act 48 Session 1
"...this information was very valuable. I enjoyed the open discussion with other educators and appreciated their perspectives on different scenarios, as it shed new light on the situation and provided a new point of view to consider."
—High school foreign language teacher - Act 48 Session 1
"I think the importance of learning these things through a PLC helps us build our professional repertoire. We have the chance to become experts while learning the standards together."
—Beaver County Educator #2 - PIL Course 1
"The (Act 48) workshop related directly to my interaction with students and the community in my role as an educator. I can now review my job performance and role as an educator."
"I plan to be more vigilant in my own interaction with students and the community as well as I reach out to my fellow educators in a more proactive way."
—High school social studies teacher - Act 48 Session 3
"We don't get this information at school."
—Member of Pennsylvania Collegiate Music Educators' Association attending 4-7-22 Act 48 PCMEA conference session.
" I looked forward to taking this course to build my understanding of Professional Ethics and possible legal implications. As an administrator, I need to be in the know and prepared to handle situations as they arise. This upcoming year Act 49 will require the integration of professional ethics and couldn't have found this course more relevant for the time."
—Beaver County Middle School Principal 3-15-23 PIL Course Class 2.
"The new information gained will impact my interactions with students and co-workers daily. I will more actively consider my actions towards my students based upon the responsibilities of an educator as described in the code of ethics."
—High school foreign language teacher- Act 48 Session 1.