The Missouri Safety Center – Instructor Development Course (MSC–IDC) will qualify the participant as an instructor. Focusing on adult education principles, the course will provide participants with the knowledge, skills and abilities to become successful public speakers in any setting, covering any topic. The course is also designed to develop or improve classroom presentation skills and provide fresh ideas and techniques to enhance development and delivery of any presentation.
The primary audience for this course of instruction is any professional who desires to become an instructor or improve their instructional techniques. The course is also appropriate for those who wish to become more adept at training others, primarily adult learners, or facilitating learning in a wide variety of settings.
The 40-Hour MSC–IDC is conducted over 5 consecutive days consisting of 10 instructional modules. To provide the most effective learning environment, enrollment is typically held to 12 – 15 participants; however a larger group may be accommodated.
During the 5 day course, participants will be required to prepare and deliver five presentations, several of which will be videotaped and privately critiqued. In addition, participants will experience team teaching opportunities, 40 hours of POST credit (20 Interpersonal and 20 Skill Development) is awarded to all full-time Missouri law enforcement officers.
This course will provide the participant with one of the prerequisites necessary to obtain a Generalist or Specialist license through Missouri POST. The course is also approved for 3.7 hours of CEU’s through the University of Central Missouri.
This course is also recognized by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) as a requirement to becoming an NHTSA Instructor.
*Tuition for this course is grant funded for any person involved within a Highway Safety capacity. For other interested parties, tuition for this course is $650 per person, participants may pay via credit card (MasterCard, VISA, Discover and American Express), check made payable to the Missouri Safety Center, UCM Humphrey Building, Suite 200, Warrensburg, MO 64093. To be accepted payment must be received prior to the first day of the course. Once payment is received you will receive a 3-4 hour pre-course assignment, via mail, which must be completed and ready for review the first hour of day one, of the MSC Instructor Development Course.
Note: With permission from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), this course utilizes the NHTSA Instructor Development Course curriculum and is taught by NHTSA trained instructors.