A code of ethics is a set of values and principles that guide the behavior of members of a profession. In early care and education, there are codes of ethics developed by various national organizations. In this course, we will describe your responsibilities in applying the Code of Ethical Conduct of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).Not all courses are approved for early care and education in every state. Please check State and CEU Approvals page for details.
Course Learning Objectives:
After participating in this course, you will be able to:
- Identify an example of a situation that has ethical concerns
- Identify responsibilities to children, families, colleagues, and community/society
- Identify how to apply the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct in real-life situations