An example of an ethical code is:
The NFHS is the recognized national authority on interscholastic activity programs.
Interscholastic activity programs enrich each student's educational experience.
Participation in education-based activity programs promotes student academic achievement.
Student participation in interscholastic activity programs is a privilege.
Interscholastic participation develops good citizenship and healthy lifestyles.
Interscholastic activity programs foster involvement of a diverse population.
Interscholastic activity programs promote positive school/community relations.
The NFHS is the pre-eminent authority on competition rules for interscholastic activity programs.
National competition rules promote fair play and minimize risks for student participants.
Cooperation among state associations advances their individual and collective well-being.
Properly trained administrators/coaches/directors promote the educational mission of the interscholastic experience.
Properly trained officials/judges enhance interscholastic competition.
This code addresses responsibility, moral and legal standards, professional relationships, and welfare of the consumer.
Responsibility- “Student participation in interscholastic activity programs is a privilege.”
This is stating that if a student participant isn’t acting responsibly, their privilege to play can be taken away.
Moral and Legal Standards- “Interscholastic participation develops good citizenship and healthy lifestyles.”
This is stating that participation will develop participants into good citizens and live healthy lifestyles.
Professional Relationships- “Cooperation among state associations advances their individual and collective well-being.”
This is stating that the relationships developed through state associations will enhance the well being of participants.
Welfare of the Consumer- “National...