PA Educators: Your Ethical Codes & School Law. Class 3; 25 PIL Hours
Four, online sessions 4:30 to 7:30 beginning May 9 to May 30, 2023.
Study PA statutes, regulations and appellate case law.
Participate in case study discussions with peers based upon the facts of educator misconduct cases decided by the PA Commonwealth Court and PA Supreme Court. Read excerpts from the Court opinions.
This will prepare you to facilitate case study discussions with educators within your LEA in 2023-2024.
Tuesday, May 9 4:30 to 7:30
PDE Misconduct Data
Brief History of the Professional Standards & Conduct Commission
Why are We Here?
PLC Tasks due Week #2
Commission Website Resource Tour.
Tuesday, May 16 4:30 to 7:30
Model Code of Ethics for Educators
Code of Ethics vs. Code of Conduct
Compare PA Attorneys and PA Educators
PA Code of Professional Practice & Conduct for Educators
PLC Tasks due Week #3
The Study Hall Teacher: Case Study #1.
Tuesday, May 23 4:30 to 7:30
Public School Code 1949 Local Discipline Process
Assault by CTC Administrator Case Study #2
Educator Discipline Act's State Discipline Process
Immediate Suspension for New Criminal Charges Case Study #3
PLC Tasks due Week #4
Deterrence v. Inspiration.
Tuesday, May 30 4:30 to 7:30
School/System Leaders as advocates for public education and their students
William Penn v. PDE: school funding
PA Regulatory Framework for Educators: statutes, regulations & caselaw
Horosko v. Mt. Pleasant Twp. School District
PLC Tasks due to complete Culminating Project