Taking the Oath

January 30, 2007 1 min read

Anthony Cody, a consulting teacher in Oakland, California, says that, as a profession, teachers “lack an agreed-upon credo.” To fill the gap, he offers a draft teacher’s oath, and asks for reactions.

What’s your view? Do teachers, like doctors, need a professional oath? What language should it include?

A version of this news article first appeared in the Teacher Talkback blog.