Code of Ethical Standards for
Administrators and Instructional Personnel
1. Our educators strive to create a spiritual and learning environment that nurtures each child and supports each child’s potential.
2. Our educators strive to demonstrate the highest ethical standards.
PRINCIPLE I- Ethical Conduct toward Students
Our professional educators guide students to be responsible, God fearing, character-building students who strive to make better choices each day. All educators ensure children seek character-building skills that allow them to develop; integrity, loyalty, respect for one another, and diligence as they grow spiritually and educationally.
The professional educator understands the importance of education, but instills the students to demonstrate
Professional educators not only teach subjects, but teacher the whole child as they guide them to a higher understanding of faith.
Professional educators always protect the rights and feelings of students.
Professional educators shall not intentionally violate or deny a student his or her legal rights.
Professional educators shall not share any private information about a student unless that information serves the student academically or emotionally. Information may only be shared with the appropriate personnel.
Professional educators shall not exploit a relationship with a student for personal gain or advantage.
PRINCIPLE II: Ethical Conduct toward Practices and Performance
The professional educator always strives to demonstrate excellence in his or her
performance. The professional educator maintains professional conduct by respecting and
obeying laws that demonstrate a personal integrity becoming of a Christian
The professional educator maintains an emotional and healthy lifestyle that allows them to perform daily duties related to education.
The professional educator desires to continue learning through relevant professional development.
The professional educator will have professional development pertaining to ethics during preplanning each year.
The professional educator complies with school policies and laws that support the code of ethics.
The professional educator is honest when dealing with all responsible financial accounts.
The professional educator does not use any professional privilege for personal advantage.
The professional educator supports the vision of Coastline Christian Academy.
PRINCIPLE III: Ethical Conduct toward Professional Colleagues
The professional educator will treat colleagues equitable and with respect.
The professional educator respects the privacy of his or her colleagues.
The professional educator does not slander a fellow co-worker, supervisor, administrator or board members of CCA.
The professional educator will show respect and biblical love to fellow workers at CCA.
The professional educator will handle disputes in a respectful and Christian way. If concerns are unable to be resolved, the professional will come to administration or pastor for guidance.
PRINCIPLE IV: Ethical Conduct toward Parents and Community
The professional educator recognized that quality Christian education is a common goal shared by the parents and community.
The professional educator should be forthcoming with parents about their child’s progress.
The professional educator will make available policy regarding grading system at the beginning of each year.
The professional educator will refuse to accept lavish gifts or favor, which will influence professional judgment.
The professional educator will make available to parents the classroom policy expectations.
The professional educator manifests a positive and active role in them school/community relations.
Reporting Guidelines, Standards & Procedures
Every teacher and administrator of Coastline Christian Academy has the obligation to report any employee or administrator misconduct that affects the health, safety, or welfare of a student.
Employee liability protections are provided under sections 29.203 and 768.095 of the Florida Statutes, a copy of which are attached to this policy.
Every teacher and administrator of Coastline Christian Academy is required to complete training on the School’s adopted Code of Ethics Policy during preplanning.
Code of Ethics will be posted in the school’s reception area. and they have a duty to report actual or suspected cases of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect.
A notice of the School’s policy and procedures for reporting misconduct of school teachers and administrators which affects the health, safety or welfare of a student will be posted in the school’s reception area and our school’s website (www.coastlinechristian.com). The point of contact for the school will be Tina Howard, principal or Rebecca Hood, VPK Director. To report suspected child abuse, call 1-800-96-ABUSE or report online at www.MyFLFamilies.com. School employees that report child abuse have immunity under Florida statute as described in Florida Statute 39.203