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

To register for the course, contact your Training Manager to assign the training to you via Acadis.

Upcoming classes are listed below.  Registration does not guarantee acceptance into the class.  Selections will be completed four weeks prior to the class; those accepted into the class will receive a notification at that time.

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.

For administrative concerns or assistance with registration, contact

Chris Clark (Duty to Intervene and Traffic Program Manager), Madison Berry (Administrative Assistant)

(206) 835- 7342

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.


Cancellations done more than two weeks prior to the start of class will avoid a cancellation fee. 

Cancellations done 1-2 weeks prior to the start of class will be charged a $50 cancellation fee.

Any cancellations made less than one full week before the start of class will be charged the full course fee of $600