Cambridge City Schools
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4210 - STAFF ETHICS

An effective educational program and successful operation of the District requires the services of individuals with integrity, high ideals, and human understanding. To maintain and promote these essentials, the Board of Education expects all classified staff members to maintain high standards in their working relationships, and in the performance of their duties, to:

 A.recognize basic dignities of all individuals with whom they interact in the performance of duties;

 B.represent accurately their qualifications;

 C.exercise due care to protect the mental and physical safety of students, colleagues, and subordinates;

 D.seek and apply the knowledge and skills appropriate to assigned responsibilities;

 E.keep in confidence legally-confidential information;

 F.ensure that their actions or those of another on their behalf are not made with specific intent of advancing private economic interests;

 G.refuse to accept anything of value offered by another for the purpose of influencing judgment;

 H.refuse to accept compensation from any other source, other than the Board, for the performance of his/her official duties, any other act or service in his/her public capacity, for the general performance of the duties of his/her public employment, or as a supplement to his/her public compensation;

 I.refrain from using his/her position or public property, or permitting another person to use an employee's position or public property for partisan political or religious purposes. (This will in no way limit constitutionally or legally protected rights as a citizen.)

Ohio Ethics Commission Advisory Opinion 2008-01