New Mexico Certified Advocate in Public Ethics (CAPE)

The NM CAPE (Certified Advocated in Public Ethics) Program is designed to provide New Mexico public officials with a comprehensive course of study in public service ethics including how ethics relate to New Mexico law, Decision-making, Public-private partnerships, Stewardship, Conflict of interest, Appearances v. reality and much more.

The CAPE Program is comprised of ethics classes resulting from a collaboration of strategic partners with a shared vision for advancing ethics awareness and promoting ethical behavior in New Mexico's public sector. Partners in this endeavor include NM Cooperative Extension Service, Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative, NM State Auditor, NM Attorney General, NM Association of Counties, NM Municipal League, NM Legislative Council Service and many other valuable contributors.

Click here to learn about which classes are required to earn this certification.