ARMTA Code of Ethics

In order to maintain the professional standards set by Alberta Registered Music Teachers’ Association, each member shall aspire to the goals and ideals outlined in the code of ethics below.

Commitment to Students

ARMTA Teachers will endeavor to:

  • Clearly communicate the studio expectations and financial arrangements, to the student, and/or parents
  • Maintain the privacy of the students, and all information, unless required by law
  • Treat all students with consideration, patience, dignity and respect, without discrimination of any kind
  • Respect the student’s right to obtain instruction from the teacher of his/her choice
  • Offer every student the best quality music instruction
  • Participate in continuing education, to develop professional excellence and improve personal teaching standards

Commitment to Colleagues

ARMTA Teachers will endeavor to:

  • Respect the privacy of colleagues, and refrain from disclosing sensitive information, unless required by law
  • Respect the reputation of colleagues, honouring their abilities and expertise, and refraining from false statements or disparaging remarks regarding their professional or personal qualities
  • Respect the reputation of colleagues, refraining from false statements or disparaging remarks regarding their students

Commitment to Community

ARMTA Teachers will endeavor to:

  • Teach music with the objective of improving its prestige as an art form and enhancing the status of music in the community
  • Serve as a resource in the community
  • Organize, promote and/or participate in cultural events for the students and the community at large

 

CFMTA Code of Ethics

Available at cfmta.org in the Policies & Procedures Manual.