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Basic Instructor Development

Apr. 8 - 11, 2025
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuition:  Free
ILEAS Training Center
1701 East Main St.
Urbana, IL 61802
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This course is certified by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board.

Training Mandates

  • Cultural Competency (3.0 hrs.)
  • Procedural Justice (2.0 hrs.)


This course will prepare Law Enforcement Officers to be effective trainers for their agency & MTU with emphasis on addressing the Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board approved guidelines.  It will provide a foundation for the trainer’s legal professional role & responsibilities when teaching for their law enforcement agency, the MTU, or an academy.


  • Discuss methods for assessing trainee needs & abilities before writing learning objectives & developing an appropriate source document.
  • Discuss how trainer can build a racial/ethnic, sexual/sexual orientation, religious-fair respectful learning climate.
  • Discuss & teach the logic, design, & use of a lesson plan.
  • Provide a workshop environment for writing: (1) learning objectives, (2) lesson plan, (3) source document, (4) course synopsis, & (5) identification of Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board approved training mandates guidelines. Discussion of the purpose & legal responsibilities of each.
  • Methods or Instruction:  Helping all trainees learn
  • Discuss & practice methods for increasing public speaking confidence, reducing nervousness, & increasing quality delivery during classroom teaching.
  • Discuss the use of audio-visual training aids & equipment, discussing the do’s & don’ts of quality PowerPoint presentations & handouts.
  • Training Liability.
  • Discuss methods to increase learner skills & evaluate learner outcomes, towards gaining accurate feedback to validate if training objectives are addressed.


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Please register for this course by March 25.