Beginning on January 1, 2023, all state legislators, state employees, and members of state boards and commissions are required by law to take an ethics training course and to repeat their training every four years.

Stop and Read Certain state officials must take a LIVE training course (such as elected officials, department heads, members of key boards). Before you proceed any further, please review the Mandatory State Ethics Training FAQs to check if the self-directed online course will satisfy your training requirement.

Select the appropriate training module below based on your state position:

State Employees Training Boards-Commissions Training Charter Schools Training


  • Length of Online Programs:  Each online program takes about 30 minutes to complete.  In most cases, if you pause or exit the program before completing it, you can return later to resume the program where you left off.
  • Browser Requirements:  Please use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Do not use Internet Explorer. In addition, check your browser settings and disable any pop-up ad blockers (which may interfere with the training software)
  • Closed CaptioningClosed Captioning (available on desktops, laptops, and tablets):  To activate closed captioning, click the Closed Captioning button at the bottom of your screen.  Due to space limitations, the closed captions overlap with the text appearing on some of the slides.  Tablet users may be able to avoid this by viewing the online program in “portrait” mode.
  • Replay SlideReplay Current Slide (available on desktops, laptops, and tablets):  If the online program is not responding, click the Replay Button at the bottom of your screen to re-start the current slide you are viewing.
  • Certificate of Completion: After completing the online program, follow the instructions at the end of the program to obtain a Certificate of Completion.  Your certificate will be e-mailed to you.

QUESTIONS/TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE?  For help, please call or e-mail the State Ethics Commission’s office at (808) 587-0460 or [email protected].