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Register for Basic School Resource Officer Course

The NASRO Basic School Resource Officer Course is a forty-hour (40) block of instruction designed for law enforcement officers and school safety professionals working in an educational environment and with school administrators.

Kevin Donnelly, Specialized Programs Coordinator

The Details of Register for Basic School Resource Officer Course

What you need for Register for Basic School Resource Officer Course

The Class will be conducted by the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) and funded by the MPTC. 

The course provides tools for officers to build positive relationships with both students and staff.

The course is also beneficial for educational professionals dedicated to providing a safe learning environment and provides a more in-depth understanding of the role and functions of an SRO.

The course emphasizes three main areas of instructions:

  • Function of Law Enforcement – Instruction on the differences between law enforcement when conducted inside a school environment including understanding the teen brain and de-escalation techniques.
  • Mentoring Students – Instruction designed to provide tools to be a positive role model for youth, including informal counseling techniques.
  • Guest Speaking – Instruction on a variety of instructional techniques as well as classroom management tools to provide law-related education to students.

Attendees will gain a solid working knowledge of the School Resource Officer concept and how to establish a lasting partnership with their schools.

This course is five (5) days (40 hours) 8 AM to 5 PM 

Dress Code: Business Casual

Please note seats are limited.

Dates Location
February 24-28, 2020 Haverhill Police Department
April 20-24, 2020 Millis Police Department

How to register Register for Basic School Resource Officer Course

Login to the MPTC Acadis Portal to register for this class.

Training Enrollment

An active user account is required to enroll in MPTC training in this portal.

Access/New Account

Any active police officer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or other authorized user can request an account and access to the portal.

  • To request an account contact your agency head or designee.
  • If you are not employed by an enrolled department and feel you qualify for a portal user account, send your request detailing the reasons to

Contact for Register for Basic School Resource Officer Course

MPTC Randolph Police Academy
6 Adams Street, Randolph, MA 02368
(781) 963-0235