Special education teachers must remain professional in all situations and are often required to make decisions that involve ethical issues. It is important that special education teachers be aware of the ethical and professional standards as well as special education law.
Review the “Case Study: Stephen.”
Support your findings citing the “CEC Ethical Principles and Professional Practice Standards” and an additional 3-5 scholarly resource.
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Program competencies and national standards assessed in the benchmark assignment:
- COE 6.1: Use professional ethical principles and professional practice standards to guide professional practice. [CEC 6.1, ICSI.6.K2, ICSI.6.K4 ICSI.6.S1, ICSI.6.S2, ICSI.6.S3, ICSI.6.S4, ICSI.6.S5, ICSI.6.S7, IGC.6.K4, IGC.6.K6, IGC.6.S2; InTASC 9(a), 10(f); MC3, MC4, MC5]
- COE 6.2: Describe how foundational knowledge and current issues influence professional practice. [CEC 6.2, ICSI.6.S1, ICSI.6.S2, ICSI.6.S4, IGC.6.K1, IGC.6.K2, IGC.6.K3; InTASC 10(h); MC1, MC2, MC4]
- COE 6.6: Provide guidance and direction to paraeducators, tutors, and volunteers. [CEC 6.6, ICSI.6.S8, ICSI.6.K13, ICSI.6.K14, ICSI.6.S12; InTASC 10(n); MC1, MC2, MC4, MC5]
- COE 6.7: Demonstrate legal, ethical, and quality requirements related to the management of confidential student information. [CEC 6.1, ICSI.6.S1, ICSI.6.S2, ICSI.6.S4, ICSI.7.S1, IGC.6.K1, IGC.6.K6; InTASC 5(k); MC1, MC2, MC4, MC5]