ADMINISTRATION
CODE OF ETHICS

Board Trustees promote the best interests of the District as a whole and, to that end, shall adhere to the following ethical standards:

 

EQUITY IN ATTITUDE

  • I will be fair, just, and impartial in all my decisions and actions.

  • I will accord others the respect I wish for myself.

  • I will encourage expressions of different opinions and listen with an open mind to others’ ideas.

 

TRUSTWORTHINESS IN STEWARDSHIP

  • I will be accountable to the public by representing District policies, programs, priorities, and progress accurately.

  • I will be responsive to the community by seeking its involvement in District affairs and by communicating its priorities and concerns.

  • I will work to ensure prudent and accountable use of District resources.

  • I will make no personal promise or take private action that may compromise my performance or my responsibilities.

 

HONOR IN CONDUCT

  • I will tell the truth.

  • I will share my views while working for consensus.

  • I will respect the majority decision as the decision of the Board.

  • I will base my decisions on fact rather than supposition, opinion, or public favor.

 

INTEGRITY OF CHARACTER

  • I will refuse to surrender judgment to any individual or group at the expense of the District as a whole.

  • I will consistently uphold all applicable laws, rules, policies, and governance procedures.

  • I will not disclose information that is confidential by law or that will needlessly harm the District if disclosed.

 

COMMITMENT TO SERVICE

  • I will focus my attention on fulfilling the Board’s responsibilities of goal setting, policymaking, and evaluation.

  • I will diligently prepare for and attend Board meetings.

  • I will avoid personal involvement in activities the Board has delegated to the Superintendent.

  • I will seek continuing education that will enhance my ability to fulfill my duties effectively.

 

STUDENT-CENTERED FOCUS

  • I will be continuously guided by what is best for all students of the District.

 

 

 

 

Marathon Independent School District
109 North 5th Street  /  PO Box 416
Marathon, Texas 79842

 

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