CONAFTO Conference

CONAFTO State Conference for 2023 will be held at Monarch Casino Resort & Spa in Black Hawk, CO, April 4th, 5th, and 6th, starting at 8AM Tuesday and ending 1PM Thursday.

CONAFTO is proud to offer outstanding training at our 3-Day State Conference in Black Hawk, Colorado.  This year’s training is specifically designed for Field Trainers working in Patrol, Detention, Communications, and EMS. 


CONAFTO is working to prepare your Field Training Unit for the challenges of 21st Century Policing by providing comprehensive and client-oriented curriculum. This year, CONAFTO presents course topics including Leadership & Organizational Behavior, Adult Learning, Generational Teaching/Learning, Instructor Development, Program Management and Supervision, Adapting to the Trainee’s Learning Style, Mental Health and Wellness in Field Training, and more!


We have outstanding National Keynote speakers, including Joe Serio, Ph.D., Dr. Paul Taylor, Ph.D.,  and William “Billy” Gallegos.

Breakout Courses Designed To Assist The Trainer From All Fields

This year’s conference offers a number of courses that are designed to benefit trainers from all fields. FTOs from Communications, Corrections, Patrol and EMS can join us in breakout sessions for topics such as:


  • Mental Health & Wellness in FTO
  • Program Supervision/Management
  • Building Confidence
  • Back to the Basics
  • Switch Tasking
  • Adult Learning


Registration is $395.00. This fee includes a 1 year membership to NAFTO. (Several additional dining options on site.)

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Due to restriction from the venue, REGISTRATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ASAP. Seating is limited.

Questions can be e-mailed to Jeremy Yonce, jyonce@fcgov.com95


488 Main St, Black Hawk, CO 80422

LODGING IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE ATTENDEES. Monarch Casino Resort Spais offering an amazing discounted room rate  of $109 (plus taxes and $29 resort fee).


Rooms must be registered by March 20, 2023 to receive discounted rate. 

Please call 800-723-6500 and reference “Colorado NAFTO” or use the following registration link:

2021 CONAFTO State Conference Itinerary