Instructor Development Course
November 16 @ 8:00 am–November 23 @ 5:00 pmFree – $500.00
This course will to provide the student the necessary skills and knowledge to develop and present training programs that meet the requirements of the Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (POST) Rules and Regulations to peace officers in the State of Missouri. This program is POST Approved to meet the requirements necessary for licensing as a POST Generalist Instructor, and Specialist Instructor.
The program starts on Tuesday, November 16 with 3 days of interactive classroom training on course preparation; public speaking; principles of learning; the role of the instructor; training aids; training liability; test construction; methods of instruction; and adult learning
principles. Students will be required to perform short classroom presentations, and select a training topic that will be used to develop and present a 50-minute practical teaching exercise. Students will be on their own from Friday, November 19 through the following Sunday, November 21 to return home and work on their 50-minute presentation. On Monday, November 22 students will return back to the classroom to work on and finalize their presentation with the aid of their instructor. Each student will present their 50-minute teaching exercise on Tuesday, November 23.
Students will be required to develop a source document and lesson plan for the 50-minute teaching exercise. The topic of the exercise must relate in some way to law enforcement. Students are encouraged to select and research their topic prior to starting the program.
This training qualifies for 40 hours of Missouri POST Continuing Law Enforcement Education credit through the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association, a POST Licensed provider of continuing education.
Due to the interactive nature of this program, class size is limited to 14 students.
Students are responsible for all lodging, meals, transportation and presentation expenses.