Educators' Code of Ethics
The Code of Ethics is divided into two parts:
- §247.1. Purpose and Scope; Definitions
- §247.2. Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators
The primary purpose of the Educators’ Code of Ethics is to protect the safety and welfare of Texas schoolchildren and school personnel.
Key Definitions in the Educators’ Code of Ethics
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Standards of Conduct
Consumption of Alcoholic Beverages
Keep in mind that "school property," "school activities," and "students" are not limited to your school or your students. Be sure to check your teacher or employee handbook for your district or school’s specific policies.