Ethics Agreement

Ethics Statement : “I hereby acknowledge that by submitting this application, I agree to serve as a judge for the 2020 Science and Engineering Fair of Houston.
I agree to act in a positive and ethical manner in which each student encountered is treated fairly and respectfully.
Privileged information or ideas that are obtained through my volunteer service will be kept confidential by me and I will not use such information or ideas nor disclose such information or ideas to third parties.
I agree to disclose all conflicts of interest resulting from direct competitive, collaborative or other relationships with any of the students and to recuse myself from judging in such circumstances.
I acknowledge that I have read and agree to abide by the Society for Science & the Public’s harassment policy protecting all SEFH participants from harassment and sexual harassment by another SEFH participant or other person for any reason including,
but not limited to: age, national origin, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, ancestry and/or veteran status and understand the Society’s responsibility to investigate such claims.
In conclusion, I agree to notify the Chair of Judging immediately if I become aware of any circumstance that would potentially compromise my ability to attend the event or evaluate finalists’ projects.”