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Teaching as a Profession

American Federation of Teachers

The AFT is a trade union representing over one million workers including: pre-K through 12th-grade teachers; paraprofessionals and other school-related personnel; higher education faculty and professional staff; federal, state and local government employees; and nurses and other healthcare professionals.

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For information about an organization, locate the "about us" section. For their code of ethics search under "official positions," "position papers," "principles," or "ethics."  See codes of ethics for many academic organizations at the Illinois Institute of Technology Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions

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For the best results, search place an association's name in double quotation marks. For example: "American Library Association."

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