United States Office of Government Ethics, Preventing Conflicts of Interest in the Executive Branch

Education Resources for Ethics Officials

The Office of Government Ethics offers several resources to answer Federal employees’ questions on ethics rules and novel issues. Federal employees can use this information to supplement annual ethics training or to educate themselves on novel issues. This material is not meant to replace the advice and counsel that agency ethics officials are trained to provide.


Ethics Training Tools and Templates

The U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) is pleased to announce the release of a portfolio of education and training products agency ethics officials can use for initial ethics orientation and annual ethics training. These education products not only exceed the minimum regulatory requirements, but were specifically designed to be customized by agencies and tailored to their missions and to the work their employees perform. Training Tools and Templates

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01/05/2017

Training on the Amendments to 5 C.F.R. 2635 Subpart B, Restrictions on Gifts from Sources outside the Government
In a two-part web broadcast, Leigh Francis from OGE’s Ethics Law and Policy Branch reviewed the recent amendments to 5 C.F.R. Part 2635, Subpart B, which were published as a final rule on November 18, 2016. See 81 FR 81641-81657. 

06/01/2016

OGE Ethics Posterspdf
8 great posters on ethics topics.


MAX.Gov user accounts for Ethics Officials
To register for courses offered by OGE's Institute for Ethics in Government, you will need a Max.gov account. A Max.gov account is available to anyone with a .gov or .mil email address.

12/15/2015

OGE Training Courses on MAX
List of on-demand courses available to ethics officials on OGE"s Institute for Ethics in Government Max.gov community

05/09/2013

Workshops Seminars
In addition to the national conference, OGE offers numerous workshops and seminars throughout the year, both in Washington, DC and in other parts of the country, for executive branch ethics officials.

01/01/2013

Periodic Transaction Reports
This video is an introduction to the periodic transaction reporting requirement for public financial disclosure filers.

08/16/2012

Ethics Training for SGEs (WBT)
Online training course for Special Government Employees.

03/03/2008

To Serve With Honor: A Guide on the Ethics Rules that Apply to Advisory Committee Members Serving as Special Government Employees (2008)pdf
This booklet highlights some of the ethics rules that are most likely to affect these committee members, in addition to providing them with a game plan of eight general principles that will help promote peak ethical performance.

07/02/2007

Ethics Procurement Integrity - What You Need to Know as a Federal Employee Involved in the Procurement and Acquisition Processpdf
This booklet provides a general introduction to some of the most common ethics and procurement integrity issues that arise in the contracting process.