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PA Educators: Your Ethical Codes & School Law


Class Meeting Date/Time

Topics to be discussed each session include:

Session 1

PDE Educator Misconduct Data;
Pennsylvania Standards & Practices Commission (Commission );
Why Paul and I are here;
Course Outline;
Explanation of Culminating Project;
Culminating Project tasks due Week 2; and
Tour of Commission Website Resources.

Tuesday, October 3

4:30 -7:30 pm

Session 2

Model Code of Ethics for Educators;
Code of Ethics vs. Code of Conduct;
compare Code of Conduct for Attorneys & PA Code of Professional Practice & Conduct for Educators;
Culminating Project tasks due Week 3; and
The Study Hall Teacher Case Study #1.

Tuesday, October 10

4:30 -7:30 pm

 Session 3

Local Discipline Process;
Forced Drug Test Case Study #2;
State Discipline Process: Educator Discipline Act;
School/System Leader’s Immediate Suspension for New Criminal Charges Case Study#3;
Culminating Project tasks due Week 4; and
Deterrence Effect vs Inspiration?


October 18

4:30 -7:30 pm

Session 4

 School Leaders as advocates;

William Penn SD v. PDE example;
Regulatory Framework of statutes, regulations and case law;
Horosko v. Mt. Pleasant Twp. SD ; and
Culminating Project tasks due in 21 days.


October 24

4:30 -7:30 pm

January 9, 2024
Tuesday October 03, 2023
Start -12:00 PM (America/New_York)
Tuesday October 24, 2023
End -12:00 PM (America/New_York)


Thomas W. Bailey

PO Box 83
Verona PA 15147
United States
+1 412-452-1677
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