Ethics Training for MAT Provisional Licenses

To begin, read and understand the Rules Governing the Code of Ethics for Arkansas Educators available here.

Then, complete the three steps below.  Step 1 will be verified by the MAT office. You will upload the completion certificate from Step 2 and the verification form from Step 3 into the MAT Blackboard Organization.

Step 1 – Professional Ethics

College of Education ethics training modules

These online modules are designed to introduce candidates to the ethics that guide the teaching profession. This step is available in the Blackboard MAT organization.

Accessing the Blackboard MAT Organization

  1. Login to your UCA Blackboard account.
  2. Select the Organization tab from the menu.
  3. Select MAT Orientation.
  4. Select Trainings/Certificates from the menu on the left.
  5. Access the training in the Model Code of Ethics for Educators (MCEE) folder.
You will not receive a completion certificate.  Completion will be verified by the MAT program. If you do not see MAT Orientation in the Organization section, contact to be added.

 Step 2 – Arkansas Code of Ethics

Complete the The Arkansas Code of Ethics training through ArkansasIDEAS.

  • Login or create your account at
  • Select the Find Learning tab and search for ERC19048
  • The module title is Professional Licensure Standards Board (PLSB) – The Code of Ethics Training Video (2018)
  • Save your completion certificate and upload it to the MAT Organization in Trainings/Certificates folder → Document & Certificate Upload

For help with ArkansasIDEAS, select the Help tab from the ArkansasIDEAS page.

Step 3 – Ethics Verification Form

After you have completed Step 1 and Step 2, download this verification form, complete the information, and sign. Upload this form to the MAT Organization (Trainings/Certificates → Document & Certificate Upload).

To complete the ethics training

Upload these two documents to the MAT Organization
(Trainings/Certificates → Document & Certificate Upload)

  • Your completion certificate from Arkansas IDEAS course #ERC19048 from Step 2
  • The completed and signed verification form from Step 3

Your completion of Step 1 will be verified by the MAT Office.