The Board recognizes that collectively and individually, all members of the Board must adhere to an accepted code of ethics in order to improve public education. The Board accepts the code of ethics established by the North Carolina School Boards Association. In accordance with this code, each member of the Board shall commit to the following:
The following considerations will guide each Board member in the performance of his or her official duties:
Each member of the Board commits to the following:
Upon the effective date of this policy all existing Board members are expected to sign a code of ethics statement. In subsequent years, upon taking office, all newly elected Board members are expected to sign a code of ethics statement.
Legal References: G.S. 160A-83, 115C-36, -47(57), -50
Adopted: March 17, 2009
Revised: July 21, 2009
Revised: October 20, 2009