Code of Ethics
I. To achieve uniformity and fair play in fiscal matters, we advocate:
A. Establishing tuition to be paid in advance by the month or term.
B. Charging fees that are commensurate with ability and qualifications.
C. Refusing to make up lessons missed without sufficient notice and/or
D. Running a well-organized studio and providing parents and/or students with
II. To avoid unfair competitive practices, we advocate:
A. Refraining from advertising free tuition or scholarships by a private teacher.
B. Refraining from advertising falsely regarding one's training and experience,
C. Getting the express permission of another teacher if one invites his/her student(s)
D. Refraining from soliciting the pupils of another teacher directly or indirectly.
E. Refraining from presenting a pupil of a previous teacher in a general recital or public
*Exception: Pupils who have moved from one community to another or pupils who have
F. Comments made regarding another teacher should be limited to that teacher's
Each member must always conduct him or herself in a manner reflecting
III. To promote and maintain more beneficial public and professional relations,
A. Encouraging students to participate in civic, church and school activities.
B. Participating as fully as possible in our local, state, division and national activities.
C. Any member who does not abide by the Code of Ethics may be first warned of his/her
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