Basic Instructor Certification Course

Course Postponed

Topics Covered:

  • Designing lesson plans and course documentation
  • Enhancing presentation skills and public speaking
  • Improving methods for effective instruction
  • Understanding factors that affect learning
  • Understanding processes of teaching/learning
  • Using instructional aids/media
  • Writing learning objectives

Who Should Attend:

  • Individuals desiring to qualify for an instructor proficiency certification
  • Texas peace officers wishing to become trainers
  • Agency Training Coordinators
  • Training Supervisors
  • Public safety trainers
  • Pre-Requisites: Two years' experience as a peace officer, telecommunicator, or jailer; or a bachelor's degree and two years of teaching experience; or a graduate degree.

Course Hours:

    Participants may earn up to 40 TCOLE Hours (TCOLE Course #1014)

Date/Time:

Apr 17 (08:00 am) - 21, 2017 (05:00 pm)

Course Cost:

$250 per person

Location Information:

Bill Blackwood
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
Criminal Justice Center
Sam Houston State University
1600 Bobby K. Marks Blvd.
Huntsville, Texas 77341-2417
Phone: 800-477-9248
Fax: 936-294-3926

Hotel Information: *

University Hotel - SHSU
1610 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936-291-2151
www.shsuhotel.org

* Unless otherwise noted, hotel arrangements are the responsibility of the participant.


This Basic Instructor Certification course is designed to provide the basic concepts of instruction and to increase the quality of professional law enforcement training. This course introduces the student to the teaching-learning process, phases of the teaching-learning process, factors affecting learning, needs assessment, task analysis, developing learning objectives, preparing a lesson plan, and methods of instruction. The students will be taught how to develop and use instructional media to enhance their presentations. In addition, the fundamental techniques of developing testing and evaluation procedures will be presented. Each trainee must demonstrate the basic knowledge and skills required to effectively instruct a lesson during two teaching exercises which will be evaluated by two instructors.

For more information, contact:

Yvette Shorten, Program Coordinator
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Building
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2417
Fax: (936) 294-3926
Phone: (936) 294-3851
Phone: 800-477-9248
wys001@shsu.edu

Cancellation Policy:

If the participant has already paid, he/she will be refunded half the cost of the registration fee if notice of cancellation is received by the Program Coordinator no later than seven (7) business days prior to the program. No refunds are available after this date, but substitutions of attendees are permitted.

If no written cancellation is received and the participant does not attend the program, the participant or their agency will be required to pay 100% of the registration fee if the registration fee was not previously paid.