Washington State Emergency Management Division

MGT-323 Instructor Development Workshop

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 to Thursday, January 16, 2020

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Daily

The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description

This course primarily serves to give insight into adult education and to improve the instructional skills and styles of experienced instructors. The course focuses on best teaching and training practices, and it enhances understanding of instructional competencies set by the International Board for Standards for Training, Performance, and Instruction (IBSTPI). Emphasis is placed on the active, learner-centered style of delivery and student experience. The course includes problem-based training and concentrates on providing performance, technical, and higher-level skills instruction

Course Topics
  • Expand their knowledge of instructional methodology
  • Use key instructional terms and concepts
  • Develop an instructional style that allows participants to communicate effectively as they teach and train
  • Adapt instructional style to incorporate more enhancers from the adult learning process
  • Demonstrate effective instructor competence and evaluate others in the effectiveness of instructional style
  • Consider and analyze factors that could impact instructional effectiveness
  • Create a personal professional development plan for improving instructional skills



The NCBRT recommends that participants have prior instructional and training experience and knowledge of instructional methodology.

To enroll in this course, participants must be U.S. citizens.

Participants should be prepared to deliver two short presentations in small-group settings. The first, ten-minute presentation should focus on a casual topic such as a hobby or a process. The second, fifteen-minute presentation should focus on a topic that is work- or job- related.


Target Audience


  • Emergency Management
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Fire Service
  • Governmental Administrative
  • Hazardous Material
  • Law Enforcement
  • Health Care
  • Public Health
  • Public Safety Communications
  • Public Works
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Emergency Services
  • Citizen/Community Volunteer
  • Information Technology
  • Security and Safety
  • Search & Rescue
  • Transportation
  • Other


Continuing Education
CEU: Hours - 2.4


Camp Murray, Pierce County Readiness Center (PCRC)

Room 115/116/207

Infantry Dr, Bldg. 80
Camp Murray, US 98430



To enter Camp Murray, please bring a valid driver license, car insurance and car title.


Click here to open Camp-Murray-Map.pdf

Course Manager

Damaris Li

State Training Coordinator


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