This training will provide background and information regarding Florida’s ethics laws sufficient to satisfy
the requirements set forth in section 112.3142, Florida Statutes. You will receive 4 hours of training on
ethics that addresses Article II, Section 8 of the Florida Constitution, the Code of Ethics for Public Officers
and Employees, and the Government-in-the-Sunshine provisions in Chapters 119 and 286 relating to
public records laws and public meeting laws.
Nothing in this document, training materials, or presentation is designed to render a specific legal opinion
or other professional opinion. Due to the rapidly changing nature of the law, information contained in this
training program may become outdated. The analysis of any ethics issue is fact based, and therefore a
proper legal opinion may only be rendered after careful analysis of specific factual circumstances. As a
result, any individual using this document and training materials as a reference should always research
original sources of authority and update information to ensure accuracy when dealing with a specific
problem or issue, or consult legal counsel to render a specific opinion as to a specific issue. In addition,
applicable rules and opinions of the Florida Commission on Ethics and School Board Policies should be
reviewed. In no event will the authors or presenters be liable as a result of the use of these materials or
participation in the training. This document and training materials are not exhaustive of all issues or cases
that may impact an ethics issue.
2023 Ethics Training Manual
FADSS Introduction and Disclaimer
FADSS Ethics Case Studies - Part 1
FADSS Ethics Case Studies - Part 2
FADSS Ethics Case Studies - Part 3
Below is a link to a fillable certificate of completion that will serve as your training confirmation. This
certificate does not have to filed with the Florida Commission on Ethics or FADSS, but should be maintained in your records and used to "check the box" on your Form 6 or Form 1 for 2023.
2023 Ethics Certificate of Completion