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PIL Course - PA Educators: Your Ethical Codes & School Law
PIL Course - PA Educators: Your Ethical Codes & School Law

  • awards 25 PIL hours on PERMS  to School and System Leaders (SSL).  
  • composed of four, 3 hour, online sessions meeting once a week over four consecutive weeks. 
  • Cost is $325.  First two SSLs to register receive $20 Early Bird rebate. 
  • approved by PDE in August, 2022

PIL Course Description – This Course equips participants with knowledge of the:

  • Model Code of Ethics for Educators;
  •  PA Code of Professional Practice & Conduct for  Educators;
  • differences between a code of ethics and code of conduct;
  • Educator Discipline Act; and
  • PA Professional Standards & Practices Commission.


Learning Objectives.  SSLs will learn to:  ​

  • Participate in and facilitate peer discussion of case studies based upon common ethical dilemmas faced by PA educators.
  • SSLs are required to form a small (3-5 persons) Ethics Professional Learning Community with educators of their choice from his/her Local Education Agency.    
  • SSLs and Educators take Pre and Post Assessments to show improvement and are submitted to PDE as part of  Culminating Project.  
  • At least two Educators are required to teach an ethics lesson to one of their classes based upon a student code of conduct.  Pre and Post Assessments are taken to show student achievement. 

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