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Ethics for School Leaders


Investigate Florida's Code of Ethics, Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession, and the Florida Principal Leadership Standards. Effective school leaders demonstrate personal and professional behaviors that adhere to these expectations. This course meets Florida’s requirement for annual training in ethics and related topics.   

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the background and history of ethics for Florida educators.
  • Identify the tenets of the Code of Ethics exhibited by a school leader.
  • Identify the ethical principles of effective school leaders in working with students, the public, and the profession as they relate to Domain 4, Standard 10 of The Florida Principal Leadership Standards.
  • Identify the attributes of resiliency, engagement, willingness to admit error, and explicit improvement as they relate to effective school leaders in Domain 4, Standard 10 of The Florida Principal Leadership Standards.

Documentation Methods

Participants must document their learning by completing the following summatives.

1 Multiple Choice Exam - Learner demonstrates knowledge of content by selecting the correct answer from the choices provided.
1 Reflection - Learner synthesizes previous knowledge and course content in order to develop a narrative response.

The summatives must meet 80% of the established criteria.

Project Team

Author: Alan Comerford

Developed by Beacon Educator staff.

Course Last Updated: 2022