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

Education Resources for Federal Employees

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.



04/27/2017

The Fourteen General Principles 508 Compliantpdf
The Fourteen General Principles 508 Compliant

04/17/2017

Criminal Conflicts of Interest (508-compliant version)pdf
This booklet contains summaries of the Criminal Conflict of Interest Laws, 18 U.S.C. sections 201-209. These summaries are not a substitute for legal advice. You should consult your agency ethics official for specific guidance about the application of these laws to your situation.

04/17/2017

Standards of Ethical Conduct (508-compliant version)pdf
This booklet contains summaries of the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch, 5 C.F.R. Part 2635. These summaries are not a substitute for actual ethics advice. You should consult your agency ethics official for specific guidance about the application of these rules to your situation.

04/17/2017

Ethics Service Guide Book (508-compliant version)pdf
Handbook for Executive Branch employees

01/09/2017

IEO Instructor Guidepdf


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Subpart B .pdfspdf

12/20/2016

Library of Scenarios for Initial Ethics Orientation

12/20/2016

Library of Scenarios for Initial Ethics Orientation Filespdf

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12/20/2016

Library of Scenarios for Initial Ethics Orientation Filespdf

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12/20/2016

Library of Scenarios for Initial Ethics Orientation Filespdf

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12/20/2016

Library of Scenarios for Initial Ethics Orientation Filespdf

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12/20/2016

Library of Scenarios for Initial Ethics Orientation Filespdf

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12/20/2016

Library of Scenarios for Initial Ethics Orientation Filespdf

10/19/2016

Ethical Service Handbook (No Links)pdf
Handbook for initial ethics orientation.

10/13/2016

Summary of the Conflict of Interest Laws (print version) pdf
Summary of the Conflict of Interest Laws (print version) A supplement to initial ethics orientation.

10/13/2016

The Fourteen General Principles (print version)pdf
The Fourteen General Principles (print version) A supplement to Initial Ethics Orientation

10/13/2016

Guide for Customizing Training Handbookspdf
Guide for customizing supplements to initial ethics orientation.

10/13/2016

Summary of the Standards of Conduct (print version)pdf
Summary of the Standards of Conduct (print version) NOTE: This file is extremely large (129MB). Click here for a 4MB version A supplement to initial ethics orientation.

10/13/2016

Summary of the Standards of Conduct (print version small)pdf
Summary of the Standards of Conduct. A supplement to initial ethics orientation. This version of the print version is only 4MB in size. The original print version is 129MB has a higher resolution.


Ethical Service Handbook (print version)pdf
Ethical Service Handbook (print version) Contains form fields for easy customization.

10/11/2016

A Supplement to Annual Ethics Training Handbook pdf
A Supplement to Annual Ethics Training Handbook

10/11/2016

Training Slide Decks pdf
Library of Training Slide Decks

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10/11/2016

Training Slide Decks pdf
Library of Training Slide Decks

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Training Slide Decks pdf
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10/11/2016

Training Slide Decks pdf
Library of Training Slide Decks

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10/11/2016

Training Slide Decks pdf
Library of Training Slide Decks

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10/11/2016

Training Slide Decks pdf
Library of Training Slide Decks

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10/11/2016

Training Slide Decks pdf
Library of Training Slide Decks

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10/11/2016

Training Slide Decks pdf
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10/11/2016

Training Slide Decks pdf
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10/11/2016

Training Slide Decks pdf
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10/11/2016

Training Slide Decks pdf
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10/11/2016

Training Slide Decks pdf
Library of Training Slide Decks

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10/11/2016

Training Slide Decks pdf
Library of Training Slide Decks

10/11/2016

Acting Leader Scenario (10/11/2016) pdf
An annual training case-study for career SES employees.

10/11/2016

Initial Ethics Orientation Handbooks Combined pdf
Initial Ethics Orientation Handbooks Combined This .pdf is designed to be customized and distributed electronically.

10/11/2016

Library of Annual Training Scenarios
Library of Annual Ethics Training Scenarios


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.

05/07/2009

14 General Principles Cardpdf
This quick reference guide covers the 14 General Principles from the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Executive Branch employees. (May 2009)