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Completing the ProEthica® Program

Before You Start

The ProEthica® program is aligned to the Model Code of Ethics for Educators (MCEE), and the principles of the MCEE are referenced throughout the modules. The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) assembled a group of professional organizations in the education space to develop a task force of practicing educators to inform and develop the MCEE. ETS served as a sponsor for this important work, and NASDTEC facilitated the MCEE’s development and received input from Troy Hutchings, a nationally-recognized expert in the field of educator ethics. As stated by NASDTEC:

The purpose of the MCEE is to serve as a shared ethical guide for future and current educators faced with the complexities of P–12 education. The MCEE establishes principles for ethical best practices, mindfulness, self-reflection and decision making, setting the groundwork for self-regulation and self-accountability. The establishment of this professional code of ethics by educators and for educators honors the public’s trust and upholds the dignity of our profession.

Download a copy of the MCEE from the NASDTEC website before you begin the ProEthica program.

Watch this video to hear how the MCEE is paving the way for resources that will support educators in developing their ethical decision-making skills.


Accessing the ProEthica Program

Learn about program delivery through the online Learning Management System (LMS) in Accessing the ProEthica Program.

Completing the Modules

Read about lesson activities and the end-of-module tests you may have to take to move onto the next module in Completing the Modules.

Scoring and Reporting

Learn more about what parts of the ProEthica program are scored and how those scores are reported in Scoring and Reporting.

Need more help?

For additional information on completing the ProEthica program, see Troubleshooting.

For more information about enrollment and registration, see Register for the ProEthica Program.

For step-by-step instructions on registration and payment, download ProEthica® User Registration and Progression.

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Model Code of Ethics for Educators (MCEE)

The ProEthica program aligns to the Model Code of Educator Ethics.

Building on the Model Code of Ethics for Educators (Video)

ProEthica Model Code of Ethics

Watch this video to hear how the MCEE is paving the way for resources that will support educators in developing their ethical decision-making skills. (3 min., 25 sec.)
View transcript.

Protecting the Profession – Professional Ethics in the Classroom

Troy Hutchings explains the importance of professional ethics as a standard of practice in education. Read these articles recently published by RealClearEducation.com.

ProEthica Learning Management System (LMS)

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