Bylaws & Policy Documentation

Oklahoma ASBO Policy Documentation

Code of Conduct, Constitution, & Bylaws

Code of Conduct

A school business official’s behavior must conform to an ethical code. The code must be idealistic and at the same time practical.

The school business official will:

  • Make the well-being of students the fundamental value in all decisional making and actions.
  • Fulfill professional responsibilities with honesty and integrity.
  • Support the principle of due process and protects the civil and human rights of all individuals.
  • Obey local, state and national laws and does not knowingly join or support organizations that advocate, directly or indirectly, the overthrow of the government.
  • Implement the governing board of education’s policies and administrative rules and regulations.
  • Pursue appropriate measures to correct those laws, policies and regulations that are not consistent with sound educational goals.
  • Avoid using positions for personal gain through political, social, religious, economic or other influence.
  • Accept academic degrees or professional certification only from duly accredited institutions.
  • Maintain the standards and seek to improve the effectiveness of the profession through research and continuing professional development.
  • Honor all contracts until fulfillment or release

(with permission adapted from Association of School Business Officials International Professional Standards, July 2001)

Updated 2020

Updated 2020

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