• September 30, 2019 - October 4, 2019
  • 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Fort Smith Police Department

The Instructor Development course is designed to improve training skills for law enforcement officers who will present traditional department trainings and/or facilitate groups. Participants will learn how to provide instruction using practical applications and learning principles.

Topics will include: Principles of Adult Learning; Research Practices and Techniques; Methods of Instruction; Testing and Evaluation; Communicating Clearly; Designing Lesson Plans, Instructional Objectives; Utilizing Training Aids; Role of the Instructor; Public Speaking; Legal Issues and CLEST Forms.

This course is designed for all certified law enforcement officers with three or more years of law enforcement experience.

  • This class is 40 hours.
  • Class size is limited to 14 officers.
  • This class earns credits in our Degree Program.
  • This class is included in our membership program.