Instructor Development

This 40 hour class teaches the basic skills necessary to prepare and present knowledge and psychomotor based training in a classroom environment.  This class is best suited for students who have less than two years in course delivery and no formal training in instructional techniques, but is open to those of all skill levels.  A high level of student participation is required.  Topics during the course include:

  • The learning process – adult learning principles and styles, environments
  • Systematic design, development and delivery of training
  • Methods of instruction for teaching both theory and skills
  • Instructor roles and responsibilities
  • Facilitation skills
  • Using training aides effectively
Mike Dahl (Office of Independent Investigations & Instructor Development Program Manager)

(206) 758- 0494

Who can attend our classes?

Class is open to those currently employed in the criminal justice field.

Dress Code

Visitors attending training at the WSCJTC are encouraged to wear their agency logo shirt/uniform or agency ID badge while on campus. 

Visitors not wearing agency identification can attend classes in business casual attire.  They will need check in at the front desk and wear a clip-on visitor's identification card.


Class will be held Monday through Friday.

Dates, hours and location will vary by session.


Contact your training unit or Training Manager to register you in the Acadis Portal.

If classes are full, or not available, please complete the Course Interest Survey.  This is not a waiting list, but instead helps us see if there is enough interest to create another class.  If we schedule a session, we will contact everyone who has completed the survey and request that registration be completed.

Follow this link to view scheduled Instructor Development classes held through WSCJTC.

  • Click on the “Filters” button.
  • Click in the “Program”  box and choose “Instructor Development (ATD-ID)” and then click Apply.


2 weeks prior to class NO Cancellation Fee
13-7 Days prior to class $50.00
6-0 Days Prior to class$600 Full course fee
Late cancelations or No Shows $600 Full course fee