The primary mission of the Association is to bring together public safety trainers and educators for the collaboration and exchanging of ideas, increasing public safety through best practice.
Instructor and curriculum development. Provides a Washington State Certification through an industry and national benchmark for content and instructors
Instructor Certification Program
Curriculum Development Program
Born from the Washington Association Police Training Officers (WAPTO) association that became defunct in the early 2000’s, the Washington Association of Public Safety Trainers & Educators (WSAPSTE) encompasses the entire public safety and educator sector. WSAPSTE provides a service to public safety trainers and educators that wish to maintain an instructor certification and curriculum development certification that follows academic and legal rigor.