Arbor School is a registered 501(3)c organization.
Florida Division of Consumer Services Registration # CH35394
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All teaching staff at Arbor School Florida hold Teacher Certificates, a 4 year degree, and/or extensive experience in their field.
The Arbor School admits students of any race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
If you feel that you have witnessed misconduct by a staff person and wish to report it, please click here.
All instructional personnel and administrators are required as a condition of employment to complete training on these standards of ethical conduct.
In compliance with the Florida Department of Education, the following Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida will be enforced as the minimum standard policies for all Educational (certified and non-certified), Therapeutic, and Support Staff of Arbor School.
Any employee of Arbor School found not to be in compliance with these policies and procedures will face disciplinary action and possible termination.
6B-1.006 Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida. ____________________________________
6B-1.001 Code of Ethics of the Education Profession in Florida.
6B-1.006 Principles of Professional Conduct for the Education Profession in Florida.
Specific Authority 229.053(1), 231.546(2)(b) FS. Law Implemented 231.546(2), 231.28 FS. History - New 7-6-82, Amended 12-20-83, Formerly 6B-1.06, Amended 8-10-92, 12-29-98.
Additionally the following policies will be followed:
Duty to report
Employees of Arbor School have the duty to report any employee’s or administrator’s alleged misconduct that affects the health, safety, or welfare of a student. The following steps will be taken to ensure this duty.
Non-confidentiality of dismissed personnel
Any Educational, Therapeutic, and support staff who is dismissed due to non-compliance with any policy will not be afforded confidentiality with any reference request. Arbor School will disclose the nature of the misconduct in addition to the penalty rendered.
Furthermore Florida State Statute protects the employer and grants immunity from liability when information regarding a former employee is disclosed. The Statute reads as follows:
768.095 Employer immunity from liability; disclosure of information regarding former or current employees.—An employer who discloses information about a former or current employee to a prospective employer of the former or current employee upon request of the prospective employer or of the former or current employee is immune from civil liability for such disclosure or its consequences unless it is shown by clear and convincing evidence that the information disclosed by the former or current employer was knowingly false or violated any civil right of the former or current employee protected under chapter 760.
Reporting Child Abuse
Section 1006.061(1), Florida Statutes requires each district school, charter school and private school that accepts scholarship students under section 220.187 or section 1002.39 to post in a prominent place a notice that pursuant to chapter 39 all employees and agents of the district school board, charter school or private school have an affirmative duty to report all actual or suspected cases of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect.
Dial 1-800-96-ABUSE Report it online at: http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/abuse/report/
For signs and patterns of abuse, see attached Notice of Requirement to Report Abuse. This Notice is also posted in the kitchen of the school.
Explanation of the employee liability protections
Per Florida Statutes any employee who reports child abuse is protected as follows:
39.203 Immunity from liability in cases of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect.--
(1)(a) Any person, official, or institution participating in good faith in any act authorized or required by this chapter, or reporting in good faith any instance of child abuse, abandonment, or neglect to the department or any law enforcement agency, shall be immune from any civil or criminal liability which might otherwise result by reason of such action.
(b) Except as provided in this chapter, nothing contained in this section shall be deemed to grant immunity, civil or criminal, to any person suspected of having abused, abandoned, or neglected a child, or committed any illegal act upon or against a child.
(2)(a) No resident or employee of a facility serving children may be subjected to reprisal or discharge because of his or her actions in reporting abuse, abandonment, or neglect pursuant to the requirements of this section.
(b) Any person making a report under this section shall have a civil cause of action for appropriate compensatory and punitive damages against any person who causes detrimental changes in the employment status of such reporting party by reason of his or her making such report. Any detrimental change made in the residency or employment status of such person, including, but not limited to, discharge, termination, demotion, transfer, or reduction in pay or benefits or work privileges, or negative evaluations within a prescribed period of time shall establish a rebuttable presumption that such action was retaliatory.
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