Standards of Conduct

The reputation of Montessori Academies is built upon the principles of fair dealing and ethical conduct of our employees.  Our reputation for integrity and excellence requires careful observance of the spirit and letter of all applicable laws and regulations, as well as a scrupulous regard for the highest standards of conduct and personal integrity.

 

As a representative of Montessori Academies, personnel and administrators must demonstrate and uphold standards of ethical conduct both in and outside of the classroom.  As an employee and a role model to students, instructional personnel and school administrators have a duty, at all times, to abide by the Code of Ethics of the Educational Profession in Florida.

Our Montessori Schools provide carefully planned and stimulating environments which will help children develop within themselves the foundational habit, attitudes, skills and ideas which are essential for a lifetime of creative thinking and a true joy for learning. We strive to:

 

  • To develop each child’s abilities to the fullest potential

  • To treat each child with respect, love, and understanding

  • To foster inner discipline and a sense of order

  • To encourage and develop an abiding curiosity for life and knowledge

  • To develop positive attitudes through continued success

  • To use positive reinforcement and encouragement in developing good work habits

  • To develop in each child a high sense of self-esteem and accomplishment

  • To foster independence in care of self and care of the environment

  • To encourage courtesy, considerations, and respect for others in each child

  • To cultivate the child’s own natural desire to learn by providing stimulating activities and challenges

Any allegations or suspicion of misconduct should be reported to the School Administrator.  Any allegations or suspicion of misconduct by the School Administrator should be reported to the School Director.   It is the responsibility of every Montessori Academies employee to comply with our policy of business ethics and conduct.  Disregarding or failing to comply with this standard of business ethics and conduct could lead to disciplinary action, up to and including possible termination of employment.

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