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Discover the types of mandated ethics trainings JCOPE provides
Ethics Training
All Sessions Currently Filled
As of this posting on May 6, 2022, all currently scheduled ethics classes hosted by JCOPE are full. Please contact your agency Ethics Officer for ethics training opportunities at your agency.
Ethics Training
Changing the Culture of Ethics

Executive Law § 94 and Legislative Law Article 1-A ("Lobbying Act") created provisions that require mandatory ethics trainings for State officers and employees as well as registered Lobbyists.  Ethics laws can be difficult to navigate and the JCOPE Education Team is committed to providing online and live instructor-led trainings that are created using plain language terms and concepts that:

  • are easy to understand;
  • provide real world examples;
  • emphasize the importance of fostering ethical decision-making;

Courses for State Employees Mandated Ethics Training Requirements for Financial Disclosure Statement Filers

Mandated Ethics Training Requirement for Registered Lobbyists
Ethics for Lobbyists
Legislative Law Article 1-A (the “Lobbying Act”), requires principal and additional lobbyists registered with JCOPE to complete a mandatory online ethics training. Subject matter includes information provided in the Lobbying Act, the Public Officers Law, JCOPE regulations and advisory opinions, and the Election Law. The training also includes best practices for meeting the various statutory requirements.
Training Resources for Ethics Officers
Train-the-Trainer
Ethics officers or their designees have the ability and the convenience to train their own required FDS filers.  The JCOPE Education Team has provided everything you need to get started and begin scheduling your own training sessions at your respective agency.