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Instructor Development

Course Description: This course is designed for both State and Municipal Law Enforcement personnel and civilians who may have instructing as part of their duties.  Students will be taken out of their comfort zone and will be assigned a variety of classroom presentations ranging from 3 to 30 minutes.  Students should be aware that the course involves homework and type-written assignments.  If students have access to a laptop computer/printer or word processor/typewriter, they should consider bringing one to assist them with the completion of class assignments.

Instructional Hours:  5 Days/40 Hours

Instructional Objectives: 

After completion, the student will understand:

  • The psychology of learning
  • Different presentation methods.
  • Different instructional techniques.
  • How to use different training aids.
  • How to create a lesson plan. 
  • How to create objectives. 
  • Questioning techniques. 
  • Communication techniques.

Course Completion Requirements:  Attendance and successfully pass (75% or above) a written examination as well as complete the following:

  • Present a three-minute introduction speech.
  • Present a five-minute impromptu speech.
  • Present a 15-minute teaching a skill presentation.
  • Present a 30-minute topic speech approved by the instructor.

Audience:  PSP Enlisted; PSP Employee; MP

Additional Information:  Some classroom time is given to work on the assignments, but the allotted time is not enough for all students to complete the work during class.

MPOETC CLEE Hours:  40 - CLEE ID#: CLE00532

Registration: Please register for the classes below using form SP 8-130All applications must be received 7 days prior to the course start date.

Locations: For a list of all training centers and directions, please visit the Training Center Page.

Academy4/13/2020 9:00 AM4/17/2020 3:00 PMCpl. Morgan A Crummy, 717-533-9111, Extension 324Yes
Maximum of 10 students
Academy7/27/2020 9:00 AM7/31/2020 3:00 PMCpl. Morgan A. Crummy, 717-533-9111, Extension 324No
Maximum of 10 students
SETC3/30/2020 9:00 AM4/3/2020 3:00 PMSETC Commanding Officer, 610-584-8633No
Maximum of 10 students
SETC7/13/2020 9:00 AM7/17/2020 3:00 PMSETC Commanding Officer, 610-584-8633No
Maximum of 10 students
SWTC6/1/2020 9:00 AM6/5/2020 3:00 PMSWTC Commanding Officer, 724-832-5250No
Maximum of 8 students

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