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Professional Learning

Elevating the Profession Through Educator Ethics - Micro-credentials

This stack of # micro-credentials is intended to teach educators how to make ethical professional decisions and understand the complex intersectionalities of relationships.

At a Glance

This stack challenges the status quo, personal beliefs, and cultural norms in order to develop a non-biased approach to ethical decision-making that allows educators to take control of their Profession. Participants examine various ethical situations including: technology dos and don'ts; relationships with students, parents, and colleagues, and; the dichotomy of a school employee's life.

Topics

  • Educator Self-Care
  • Family & Community Engagement
  • Peer Mentoring & Collaboration
  • Positive School Environments

Outcomes

  • Use knowledge of laws and policies in day-to-day decision-making to model and promote ethical behavior.
  • Learn to use research and resources to promote ethical relationships and effective interactions with members of the school community.
  • Learn to demonstrate responsible and ethical use of technology.
Developed by:

National Education Association

Last Updated: 11/24/2020

Details

Grade

  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Higher Education
  • Middle School

Session Length

Approx. 15 hours per micro-credential

Session Format

Blended

Individual micro-credential topics include: 

  • Educator Ethics and the Law
  • Responsibility for Professional Competence
  • Responsibility to Students
  • Responsibility to the Profession
  • Responsibility to the School Community
  • Responsible and Ethical Use of Technology
  • Setting and Maintaining Ethical Boundaries
  • Understanding Educator Ethics

NEA Micro-credentials are offered at no cost to NEA members. Non-NEA members will be charged a $125.00 scoring fee per micro-credential at the time of submission. The full list of available NEA micro-credentials can be found at:  https://nea.certificationbank.com/

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