Missouri Emergency Services Instructor Conference


The conference consists of a general session with keynote speakers and is followed by instructor workshops. It is the goal of these presentations to prepare and elevate the training abilities of emergency service professionals.




General Session

A general session will kick-off the conference. The Instructor of the Year award will be presented to an outstanding MU FRTI adjunct instructor. In addition, you will hear program updates from the Missouri Division of Fire Safety and MU FRTI.



During the general session, nationally recognized speakers present topics that will relate to, and inform emergency service professionals.


Keynote Presentations

Better, Faster, Safer, Smarter - Forest Reeder

As a fire service instructor and leader, setting reachable goals that reflect operational and organizational success is a key responsibility. Training and education are essential in the process of becoming a better, faster, safer, and smarter department. Learn how you can elevate to the next level, using the view from your windshield and not the rear view mirror.

Who Am I? - John M. Buckman III

Who are these persons joining the fire service? What do they want? They look like I used to look! They act different! Why? What does a young member want from organizational leadership? What does organizational leadership need from its’ members? This keynote address will identify needs, wants, and desires, the spokes in the wheel of management.


Attend in-depth presentations on subjects that will inform and elevate your instructor skills.


Continuing Education Credit

The Missouri Division of Fire Safety has approved continuing education credits for most of the preconference courses and all of the conference workshops.

Continuing Education Unit (CEU)