Instructor Development      

Region Instructor Development Advisor
Pat Livingston,
5030 N. Quail Crest Dr. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546
H: (616) 949-7473   W: (616) 949-3360   F: (616) 949-6211

Region members interested in registering for course should send an email or letter to the Instructor Development Advisor giving their contact information, patrol, and member number, this will allow the Advisor to organize a course, and keep you advised of the date and location.


Nothing is more important to the success of NSP’s education programs than the cadre of hard-working instructors who deliver those programs.  The NSP Instructor Development Programs consists of two components that provide training in course management as well as instruction, the Instructor Development course and a follow-up mentoring program in the instructional specialty of your choice.


Covers the various areas of instruction and how instructors can apply them to create a positive learning experience for their students. It helps build a strong foundation of educational knowledge for use when planning and delivering lessons.  The general information covered in Instructor Development is applicable for all potential NSP instructors, regardless of instructional specialty.

Prerequisite: None

Time commitment: Two evening or half day sessions

Fees: Contact Pat Livingston

Credential: NSP Certificate of Achievement

Continuing education/refresher requirement: None

Required text: Instructor Development: Training the Adult Learner (#502)

Additional Program Information:

National Web Site

Central Division Web Site