Handbook Highlight

Student- outlines the expectations, conduct, rules, dress code, consequences, etc. expected for all students. For full text of Student, Teacher, and Volunteer handbooks please contact the Weekend School Office

Code of Ethics

Masjid Bilal Weekend School requires that teachers and staff, including substitutes, adhere to the following Code of Ethics when interacting with students and parents. 

  • Shall strive toward excellence, recognize the importance of the pursuit of truth, nurture      democratic citizenship, and safeguard the freedom to learn and to teach;
  • Shall believe in the worth and dignity of each human being and in educational opportunities for all;
  • Shall strive to uphold the      responsibilities of being an educator, including the following obligations to students, to parents, and to Allah.

To Students:

  • Shall provide students with professional education services in a nondiscriminatory manner;
  • Shall take reasonable measures to protect the health, safety, and emotional well-being of      students;
  • Shall not use professional relationships or authority with students for personal advantage;
  • Shall keep in confidence information about students which has been obtained in the course of professional service, unless disclosure serves professional purposes or is required by law;
  • Shall not knowingly make false or malicious statements about students or colleagues;
  • Shall refrain from  subjecting students to embarrassment or disparagement; and 
  • Shall maintain a professional approach with students. 

To Parents:

  • Shall make reasonable  effort to communicate to parent’s information which should be revealed in the interest of the student;
  • Shall endeavor to understand community cultures and diverse home environments of students;
  • Shall not knowingly  distort or misrepresent facts concerning educational issues;
  • Shall distinguish between personal views and the views of the employing educational agency;
  • Shall not use institutional privileges for private gain, for the promotion of political candidates, or for partisan political activities; and 
  • Shall not accept  gratuities, gifts, or favors that might impair or appear to impair professional judgment and shall not offer any of these to obtain special advantage.

To the Education Profession:

  • Shall exemplify behaviors which maintain the dignity and integrity of the profession;
  • Shall accord just and equitable treatment to all members of the profession in the exercise of their professional rights and responsibilities;
  • Shall keep in confidence      information acquired about colleagues in the course of employment, unless disclosure serves professional purposes or is required by law;
  • Shall not use coercive means or give special treatment in order to influence professional decisions;
  • Shall not knowingly falsify or misrepresent records of facts relating to the educator's own qualifications or those of other professionals.