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Electronic Media and Communications

Teacher candidates may have cell phones in the school building but must comply with school rules pertaining to the use of cell phones inside the school building and on school property.

Teacher candidates must be prudent when posting personal information, pictures, comments, etc. on any public forum that might be viewed by students, parents, administrators, or teachers.

Teacher candidates may not contact students via Facebook, My Space, text message, or other social media.

Teacher candidates should always use their SPSU e-mail address when corresponding with a local school or local school personnel.

Teacher candidates may not take pictures or videos of students without parental permission.

Teacher candidates are held to the same ethical standards as certified teachers. Visit the GAPSC website ethics page for more details.