LAPSEN National Preconference
November 27, 2023 ~ Phoenix, Arizona
In conjunction with ACTE Vision
All preconference courses are on Monday 11/27 from 08:00 to 17:00 with a break for lunch at 11:30.
All preconference courses are $349. There is a minimum enrollment required to offer a course.
Register for all courses at www.careertechvision.com
Certified Protection Officer Instructor (CPOI)
The Certified Protection Officer (CPO) certification leads to immediate jobs for your students. The course will certify you as a CPO-I, meaning you can certify your students. Anyone with CPO or a waiver for CPO can be certified to teach and certify their students in this one day class.
CPO certification is required to be an instructor. There are online and alternative methods to attain CPO. If you have previous experience in security related industry, you may be able to waive the CPO requirement. CPO certification is not offered in the preconference, only the CPOI.
To learn more about CPO, CPOI and meeting CPO requirements – Click Here
Instructor Kevin Matthews. Kevin has been in the law enforcement community for decades. He was one of the first high school instructors to teach CPO in the classroom.
CSI for the Classroom
Learn how to teach crime scene processing. Add some cool activities to class or prep your SkillsUSA team. The course prepares you for teaching the basics.
The course will start with a basic crime scene and review all the steps in processing from initial approach to evidence collection. A combination of lecture and hands on activities, this course is aimed at the CSI novice. Resources, lesson plans, and tips of the trade are all included.
Former Special Agent Jeff Branyon (lead investigator of serial killer Gary Hilton) teaches this awesome introduction into teaching CSI in the classroom.
NECI 9-1-1 Basic Dispatch Instructor Certification
The NECI 9-1-1 Basic certification leads to immediate jobs for your students. The course will certify you as a NECI-I, meaning you can certify your students. Anyone with dispatch certification or a waiver can be certified to teach and certify their students in this one day class.
Dispatch certification is required to be an instructor. There are online and alternative methods to satiate this requirement. If you have previous experience in dispatch, you may be able to waive this requirement. Dispatch certification is not offered in the preconference, only the NECI-I.
To learn more about NECI Basic 9-1-1, NECI-I and meeting requirements – Click Here
Instructor Heather Joyner. Heather has extensive experience in dispatch as a trainer, administrator, and dispatcher.
NFPA 2400 Drones Train the Trainer
This course will certify you to train your students in drones to test for NFPA 2400 certification. You must have FAA part 107 completed before the class.
NFPA 2400 details the minimum requirements for the safe operation, deployment, and implementation of sUAS including organization program criteria and considerations, professional qualifications for safety personnel, and elements of a maintenance program.
Participants must bring a drone.
To learn more about drone certifications – Click Here
Instructor Wayne Bailey. Wayne is retired from the North Carolina Fire Marshals Office and runs Blue Ridge Mountain Drones.
Police Academy for Teachers
Many LPS teachers have no background in policing. Some may have not been in training for quite a while. This course is for both! The class is a combination of lecture and hands on activities. Many topics are covered (handcuffing, basic officer safety, control holds, vehicle approaches, etc) in such a way you will feel comfortable teaching it to your students. Teachers will have access to resources, lessons and activity plans once completed. It will also help you in preparing students for SkillsUSA competitions.
The instructor is Tim Hart. Tim is a retired California police officer who served in the Middle East for the State Department training police in Iraq and Afganastan.