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Ethical, Legal, and Privacy Considerations for School Professionals

Course #: 02-1257

Price: $36.00

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Please Note: This course has varying hours depending on the type of credit you need. See Below.

  • IACET: 0.2 CEUs
  • All Other Organizations: 3.00 Hours
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CEU Course Description

School professionals are tasked with the goal of supporting students as they work toward both educational and personal goals. In order for students to be able to learn well, they need to feel safe. School professionals, including educators, often have access to a great deal of their students' personal information. It’s our job to make sure that our students feel safe despite this vulnerability. While we work to ensure that our students have a safe school experience, we also need to make sure that all students have access to the resources they need - perhaps particularly those students who come from underprivileged backgrounds, belong to marginalized communities, or have disabilities. Ultimately, being an ethical educator will require a wide array of efforts and fulfilled responsibilities. In this course, we’ll go over many of these areas of focus, including student privacy, the concept of confidentiality, and the connection between empathy and true equity.

CEU Course Objectives

  1. Review several of the federal regulations that protect a student’s educational experience
  2. Discuss the importance of privacy protections for school age students
  3. Posit how a school might mitigate confidentiality concerns
  4. Brainstorm ways to work toward a more equitable academic environment as educators
  5. Connect the concepts of empathy and equity in light of educator ethics, and discuss ways to help the members of an academic community practice empathy and equity

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Course Date: 2022-01-19

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