HSTA's Code of Conduct

  • Be supportive and lend a helping hand when someone needs it.
  • Know that we're not alone.
  • Embrace the HSTA mission as we approach each professional task.
  • Be open and honest with our co-workers about things which affect the group as a whole.
  • Remain professional.
  • Do our best.  
  • Do what has to be done.  
  • Participate! participate! participate!  
  • Make decisions to promote HSTA's success, not personal agenda.  
  • Utilize everyone's unique talents.  
  • Hold each other accountable for our responsibilities.  
  • Be positive!

Do Not "Dis" Respect

  • Be kind to everyone, even those that are absent.
  • Treat each individual as we would want to be treated, with respect, fairness, and open-mindedness.
  • Respect others ideas and opinions even if we disagree.
  • Try to make each other look good, not bad.


  • Comment on an idea not a person.
  • Be positive in expressing our concerns.
  • Give much thoughts before reactions: consider the effect.
  • Remain open about new ideas.

Have Fun

  • Keep our sense of humor alive and active. It will help smooth the potholes along the way.
  • Be positive about life.
  • In all you do along the way, have fun.