American Council of Nanny Schools
Code of Ethics
Experience and Expertise are Not Synonymous
Code for Certified Nannies and Certified Governesses:
The Nanny provides services with respect for the dignity of man, woman, child, and infant, unrestricted by considerations of nationality, race, creed, color, or status.
The Nanny will at all times safeguard the family's right to privacy by judiciously protecting information of a confidential nature.
The Nanny maintains individual competence in child and infant care and accepts responsibility for individual actions and judgments.
The Nanny acts to safeguard the child or infant in her/his care when safety is affected by incompetent or illegal conduct of any person.
The Nanny uses individual competence as a criterion in accepting delegated responsibilities from her/his employer.
The Nanny participates with other family members in providing for the physical, emotional and social needs of each child in her care.
The Nanny participates in an ongoing effort to define and upgrade standards of Nanny practice and education.
The Nanny works with members of other groups in promoting efforts to upgrade the care, education, and health of all children.
For further information, please contact:
Sheilagh Roth, President of ACNS at
English Nanny & Governess School
37 South Franklin Street
Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
Toll Free: (800) 733-1984 - Tel: (440) 247-0600 - Fax: (440) 247-0602
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