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Adjunct Instructor Application

If you have a passion for training, we want to hear from you.

The APCO Institute accepts applications year-round from individuals with PSAP experience and a passion for teaching others. If that sounds like you and you meet the following criteria and are interested in becoming an adjunct instructor, please apply here.

APCO Adjunct Instructor Qualifications

  • Minimum five years’ experience in public safety communications
  • Minimum two years’ experience as a public safety communications trainer/instructor
  • Possession of an APCO Institute instructor course certificate OR possession of a state instructor course certificate approved by APCO Institute
  • Minimum one year experience as a certified APCO Institute agency instructor
  • Letter of recommendation from a former student
  • Letter of recommendation from an immediate supervisor
  • Letter of support from the agency director allowing travel and participation as an APCO Institute adjunct instructor
  • Evidence of teaching ability (may be met through submission of a 30-minute video showing the candidate instructing on a communications topic)
  • Possession of the APCO Institute certificates required for each student course the adjunct instructor wishes to teach