Ethics

Standards of Conduct

McAllen ISD adheres to the Texas Administrative Code's "Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators", which provides rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community (TAC Title 19, Part 7, Ch 247, Rule §247.2). See: §247.2 Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators
 
Additionally, McAllen Independent School District is a member of The Institute for Public Procurement ("NIGP"), and has adopted the NIGP Code of Ethics to govern the conduct of every staff member in procurement or materials management, NIGP Code Of Ethics.
 
All District employees are public servants and therefore subject to Title VIII of the Penal code, regarding offenses against public administration, including bribery and corrupt influence (Chapter 36), perjury and other falsification (Chapter 37), obstructing governmental operation (Chapter 38), and abuse of office (Chapter 39). All District employees shall perform their duties in conformity with District policy, ethical standards for professional educators, and state and federal law.

 

Board Policies Regarding Employees Standards of Conduct