Code of Ethics
Code of Ethics
- We will love God with all our heart, mind, and strength.
- We will respect and appreciate the individuality and uniqueness of each student.
- We will love one another as God has loved us, avoiding any form of racism or favoritism.
- We will respect the personal and private property of others.
- We will seek the highest good for each person.
- We will dedicate ourselves to our studies, seeking to fulfill all our responsibilities to the best of our ability.
S afe Environment
P ositive Attitude
E xcellent Education
C ommunity Involvement
I ndividual Attention
A ppreciation of the Arts
L earning Life Skills
K indness and Caring
I nnovated Technology
D eserving Respect
S erving the Lord
Non-Discriminatory Policy of SKA
SKA, while founded on faith-based principles, is a non-denominational, church sponsored school that accepts students from all faiths, who agree to adhere to the church-school statement of faith. Students of all ages have the option to participate in specific faith curricula we offer or other electives. Special Kids Academy of Arts will admit students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally made available to students. SKA will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs or other school administered programs.
SKA will conduct an employment history check for instructional personnel, school administrators or any position that requires direct contact with students. The information received form the previous employer will be documented.
Any employee will be automatically disqualified from employment if he/she has been convicted of an act listed under
When an employee is dismissed, terminated or resigns in lieu of termination due to misconduct that affects the health, safety, or welfare of a student, there will be NO confidentiality agreement and the information will be disclosed if SKA is asked for a reference.
All prospective employees will be screened through the Employment Screening Tool provided by the Florida School Choice, Department of Education.
All new employees must attend training provided by SKA regarding ethical standards for misconduct that affects the health, safety or welfare of a student. If an employee suspects another employee, instructional, administrative, or anyone who has direct contact with a student of any misconduct, the employee must call the toll-free abuse hotline number that is located on the posters in the school hallways, (1-800-96ABUSE).
Anyone who suspects misconduct by instructional personel or school administrators which affects the health, safety, or welfare or a student can contact the toll-free abuse hotline number at (1-800-96ABUSE).
39.203 Immunity from liability in cases of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect.—