Prerequisites: CTO experience or certification is recommended

The CTO track of the Illuminations Program provides
at-your-desk continuing education for agency CTOs, trainers and other interested individuals. The program is offered as an annual subscription-based service and includes 4 online courses per year – taught quarterly by APCO Institute adjunct instructors. Courses delve into topics of specific interest to CTOs and others with training responsibilities. They can be accessed from any computer with Internet access. Topic selections change each year.

Each 3-month-long course allows participants to earn three
(3) CDE hours, for a total of 12 CDEs per subscription year.

2024 Topics Include:

January –
March:
DORs + SEGs = Reduced Training Liability
Are your Daily Observation Reports documenting objective trainee performance that is court defensible? This session will break down how to customize a DOR to meet agency practices, to recognize if the Standard Evaluation Guidelines are setting obtainable goals for the trainee, and to understand how DORs and SEGs work together in liability matters.
April –
June:
CTO Situational Awareness
Identifying weaknesses through role play, scenarios, and other types of training to improve trainee performance.
July –
September:
The Liability of a CTO
No matter how good you think the trainee is, you should never leave them alone. What are some of the case studies from around the country that we hear about?
October –
December:
Generational Training
How do trainers keep up with innovative learning techniques that reach different generations? How Do You Keep Students Engaged in these days of artificial intelligence (AI) Generation Z are the children of Generation X and do not know a life without a computer. This session will look at the different generations in the workforce, along with training methodologies and techniques to keep up with the changing generations.

COST: Annual Subscription (per student):
(No refunds, transfers, or substitutions allowed for this program)

Options Price
Non-Member $132
APCO Member $121
Group of 26-50 registrants $110 per person
Group of 51 and up registrants $99 per person

APCO Institute is committed to bringing you affordable, quality training and education. Please take the opportunity to try out this new learning medium and invite a co-worker or two to join you!