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Professional Conduct

Learning in a safe, supportive, and healthy school community is essential for each child's success. Educators have a duty to model a high level of professional conduct and ethics. Find tools here that help navigate difficult waters and support ethical decision making.



By law, educators are required to follow the Licensure Code of Professional Conduct for Ohio Educators to receive and maintain licensure. The resources provided here help educators proactively understand and uphold the Code of Professional Conduct alongside the Model Code of Ethics for Educators.

  • Educator Codes - Learn more about the codes that guide the education profession as well as what happens when there is an allegation of educator misconduct in Ohio.

  • Tip Sheets & Scenarios- Engage staff in conversations to increase their awareness of avoidable mistakes that can lead to larger consequences.