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

Instructor Excellence: While Racing to the Future - Doug Cline

The impact of this high energy and dynamic presentation will not only stimulate you to start the learning experience, but it will also engage you. The concepts of heritage and tradition that define who we are, can help us focus on the core values and serve as a road map for all we do. Investigate the ripple effect of who you are and the power that you, as one individual has. Explore the journey that many of us have traveled as fire service leaders energizing instructors to reboot and focus on the next generation. Accelerate your passion for learning and training, education and knowledge, and professional development while racing to the future!

Laying Bricks: Constructing the Fire Service - Phil Jose

Training is the history of the fire service. Training is the future of the fire service. Fire service instructors should mine their history and form their skills to mold the next generation. Build yourself, build a team, build the future.


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)