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I am Interested in becoming an Instructor:


Post by John R. Fuller » Wed Jun 28, 2006 12:22 am

I just completed and finished my renewal about six months ago. I am interested in teaching Texas CHL classes. I am familliar with the requirements of contacting DPS and getting the packet started, but I am still wondering if this will be a worth wile experience.

I've taught one year of HS and earned a Master of Arts degree in History about four years ago at Sam Houston State University. I currently inspect welds at a steel fabrication plant to put food on the table. I am not successful yet in securing a teaching job at local Junior Colleges, but am still in the market.

My primary interest in teaching CHL is in teaching something to people that I consider very important and am interested in. It is something that I believe would put my beliefs into practice in supporting the 2nd Amendment to our U.S. Consitution.

I am interested in hearing from experienced instructors about what I need to do and to discuss why they elect to teach CHL classes. Thank You
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Post by txinvestigator » Wed Jun 28, 2006 8:29 am

You will have to attend a 5 day CHL instructor class put on by DPS.

The DPS website has the info;

http://www.texasonline.state.tx.us/NASA ... ctTask.jsp
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Post by Greybeard » Sat Jul 01, 2006 10:07 am

Unless they've had a change, the cost of school itself is only $100, plus a little ammo and "living expenses" there for a week.

I think one of our association members (Ken) is signed up. He has a good-paying job (travels extensively) and is doing it as a passion, rather than for profit - which is often still the case for those in the business. For DCSA, CHL classes are one of a small handfull of specialty "revenue generators".

Not to rain on your parade, but DPS only does the school once a year (usually the first week in August) and, unless your paperwork is already in the system, you may be too late for this year.

Either way, "Don't quit your day job." ;-)
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