Washington State Emergency Management Division


MGT-323 Instructor Development Workshop (Virtual)

Monday, October 21, 2024 - Friday, October 25, 2024

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Primary Core Capability: Planning

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.

For additional course information, including contact hours, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:


• 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 NTED
  • 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

Virtual Delivery - Snohomish County

Course Manager

Krystal Craig

Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management

(425) 388-5197



Please let us know if reasonable accommodation is required for this course. We invite any person with a disability, access or functional need, as well as those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format, to please indicate your need in the registration/RSVP process.

If you have any further concerns or questions, please contact the course manager listed on this page or reach out to our State Training Staff at We will be happy to assist you.



Please register for MGT-323 Here


Access Code is NCBRT323