D.A.R.E. Training Schedule

 D.A.R.E. Officers undergo an unparalleled and rigorous 80-hour training course conducted by mentors with many years of experience in the classroom and university-level educators. Advanced and other specialized training courses are also presented at state and International conferences.

 

D.A.R.E. Training Schedule

Apr
17
Mon
2023
New Mexico D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Eastern New Mexico University - Ruidoso Branch
Apr 17 – Apr 28 all-day
New Mexico D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Eastern New Mexico University - Ruidoso Branch
WHAT:
D.A.R.E. Officer Training (DOT)
WHEN:
Monday, April 17 to Friday, April 28, 2023
8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day. No class weekend in-between.
WHO:
This is the initial two-week, 80-hour course for all Police Officers, Deputies and School Resource Officers who need to be certified to teach the new D.A.R.E. program known as keepin’ it REAL!
WHERE:
Eastern New Mexico University – Ruidoso Branch
709 Mechem Drive
Ruidoso, NM 88345
LODGING:
MCM Elegante Lodge & Resort, 107 Sierra Blanca Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345. (575) 258-5500.
A block of rooms has been reserved for this training. Plan on arriving Sunday April 16 and departing Friday April 28, 2023. You must contact the hotel to make a reservation and secure the rate of $98.00 per night plus applicable tax. Call and ask for the D.A.R.E. block to reserve your room. Rooms will go fast so make your reservation ASAP.
COST:
The registration fee is $500.00. You must complete and return a Request for Training form and submit payment in full in order to register for this class. Contact Dennis Osborn at the below contact information to register.
Your agency is responsible for all other travel and training expenses. This includes transportation and meals.
CONTACT:
Dennis Osborn, Western Region Director
D.A.R.E. America
[email protected]
(775) 686-3153
Apr
30
Sun
2023
Iowa D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Midwest Counterdrug Training Center (MCTC)
Apr 30 – May 11 all-day
Iowa D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Midwest Counterdrug Training Center (MCTC)
May
29
Mon
2023
Virginia D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Culpeper, VA
May 29 – Jun 9 all-day
Jun
5
Mon
2023
Connecticut D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Meriden, CT
Jun 5 – Jun 16 all-day
Florida D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Fort Lauderdale, FL
Jun 5 – Jun 16 all-day
Jun
11
Sun
2023
Indiana D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Fishers, IN
Jun 11 – Jun 23 all-day
Indiana D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Fishers, IN
Please contact State Training Coordinator Christine Rapp for an application and for particulars/details of the training.
Jun
12
Mon
2023
South Dakota D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Pierre, SD
Jun 12 – Jun 23 all-day
South Dakota D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Pierre, SD

This training is FREE! There is no registration fee. Lodging is also provided at no cost. Please do not wait to register for this class. Space is limited to 21 attendees.

Washington D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Kennewick Police Department
Jun 12 – Jun 23 all-day
Washington D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Kennewick Police Department
WHAT:
D.A.R.E. Officer Training (DOT)
WHEN:
Monday, June 12 to Friday, June 23, 2023
8:00 am to 5:00 pm each day. No class weekend in-between.
WHO:
This is the initial two-week, 80-hour course for all Police Officers, Deputies and School Resource Officers who need to be certified to teach the new D.A.R.E. program known as keepin’ it REAL!
WHERE:
Kennewick Police Department
211 West 6th Avenue
Kennewick, WA 99336
LODGING:
Hilton Garden Inn Tri-Cities/Kennewick
701 North Young Street
Kennewick, WA 99336
(509) 735-4600
A block of rooms has been reserved for this training. Plan on arriving Sunday, June 11 and departing Friday, June 23, 2023. You must contact the hotel to make a reservation and secure the rate of $105.00 per a night plus applicable tax. Call and ask for the D.A.R.E. block to reserve your room. The deadline to make your reservation is May 11th.
COST:
The registration fee is $500.00. Make checks payable to the “Kennewick Police Department.” Send the check to Blanca Reyna at the Kennewick Police Department. You must complete and return a Request for Training form and submit payment in full in order to register for this class. If you prefer to pay with a credit card, contact Dennis Osborn at the number below.
Your agency is responsible for all other travel and training expenses. This includes transportation and meals.
CONTACT:
Dennis Osborn, Western Region Director
D.A.R.E. America
[email protected]
(775) 686-3153
Jun
19
Mon
2023
South Carolina D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Columbia, SC
Jun 19 – Jun 30 all-day
Tennessee D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Lebanon, TN
Jun 19 – Jun 30 all-day
Jul
10
Mon
2023
North Carolina D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Salemburg, NC
Jul 10 – Jul 21 all-day
South Carolina D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Columbia, SC
Jul 10 – Jul 21 all-day
Tennessee D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Lebanon, TN
Jul 10 – Jul 21 all-day
Utah D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ South Jordan, UT
Jul 10 – Jul 21 all-day
Jul
17
Mon
2023
Oklahoma D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Norman, OK
Jul 17 – Jul 28 all-day
Jul
24
Mon
2023
Florida D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Ocala, FL
Jul 24 – Aug 4 all-day
Aug
14
Mon
2023
Louisiana D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Baton Rouge, LA
Aug 14 – Aug 25 all-day
Aug
21
Mon
2023
Kansas D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Hutchinson, KS
Aug 21 – Sep 1 all-day
Sep
10
Sun
2023
Missouri D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Jefferson City, MO
Sep 10 – Sep 22 all-day
Sep
17
Sun
2023
Iowa D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Camp Dodge
Sep 17 – Sep 28 all-day
Iowa D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Camp Dodge
WHERE:
Class will be held at Camp Dodge, Johnston, IA 50131. This is located on the NW section of the Des Moines metro area.
LODGING:
FREE lodging, very nice apartment-style rooms with outdoor entrance to each unit
A block of rooms has been reserved for this training. Plan on arriving Sunday, Septembwe 17th after 3;00pm. The link for lodging will be provided when the application is completed.
COST:
The total cost/registration fee is $100.00. You must complete and return the D.A.R.E. Iowa Application and Request for Training form and submit payment in full to register for this class.
Your agency is responsible for all other travel and training expenses. This includes transportation and meals.
CONTACT:
Terry Dehmlow
D.A.R.E. Iowa State Coordinator / Program Director
[email protected]
Cell: (319) 269-4104
Sep
18
Mon
2023
Maryland D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions
Sep 18 – Sep 29 all-day
New Jersey D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Somerville Elks Lodge
Sep 18 – Sep 29 all-day
Ohio D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris
Sep 18 – Sep 29 all-day
Ohio D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Drury Inn & Suites Columbus Polaris

Training will be conducted at the Drury Inn Columbus Polaris, 8805 Orion Place, Columbus, OH 43240. Contact S.T.C. Donna Harrass at (614) 761-0330 for an application and for more details on the training.

Oct
9
Mon
2023
Tennessee D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Brentwood, TN
Oct 9 – Oct 20 all-day
Oct
16
Mon
2023
Pennsylvania D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Fort Indiantown Gap, PA
Oct 16 – Oct 27 all-day
Pennsylvania D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ Fort Indiantown Gap, PA
Nov
6
Mon
2023
New Hampshire D.A.R.E. Officer Training 2023 @ National Guard Regional Training Institute, Pembroke, NH
Nov 6 – Nov 17 all-day