NACA Training Academy Comments
"I loved all the instructors. They were very personable. They made learning the material easy and enjoyable."
"The knowledge that each instructor had and the fact that they were once where we are now."
"The hands-on part on equipment. All the instructors were great. Thank you for all the breaks. I will be coming back. Thank you."
"As a retired police officer, it was refreshing to attend a class that teaches and expects us to learn."
"Excellent instructors and content. I’ve been in the industry for 19 years and this covered the areas very adequately for a “starter” baseline program."
"It was a very informative class. I really enjoyed and I came away with a lot of useful information. Thanks for all the hard work you did to put on these classes."
"Instructors were gifted and have a wealth of knowledge in their field as well as their profession."
"Allowed me to know my job. Because of all the material I can teach the public more and perform my job better."
"Instructors have been or directly involved with the animal control profession."
"It was fun – the instructors treated the class as friends rather than pupils."
"Pertinent information regarding the position of animal control/service officer. Lots of good review for those who have been in the basics awhile (learning new things also) and an excellent start for those wanting to start a career in the field."
"Very structured and informative. Openness to questions and discussion."
"Very informative especially because all the instructors had been or are involved in the area they talked about. No better way to learn than from someone's experiences. It was great."
"I was impressed by the professional level of the instructors and the material covered."
"The entire course and guest speakers were outstanding."
"All of the presentations were very good and fun. All the speakers kept you interested and made you laugh."
"The instructors are very knowledgeable and very willing to help."
"The program was extremely beneficial to my education. All of the information presented was needed and necessary to my success as an ACO. There are things that I learned that I wish I had known over the past 1 1/2 years."
"How structured and comfortable the instructors made the class."
"The instructor and classmates were very relaxing to be around. Made the class less stressful."
"When the instructor took the time to answer questions and help you understand the different lectures."
"I really enjoyed the teachers and the lessons. You could tell they all took pride in their jobs."
"The variety of topics covered. The resources that are available through this course."
"I liked that we had a new instructor everyday, so it kept things interesting. I comprehended things better by hearing actual examples that the instructors provided from their personal experiences."
"The instructors were outstanding and I appreciated that they had great amounts of experience in their specialties that they were made to share. Great program."
"It was very laid back and the instructors were amazing and really care about their jobs. I can't wait to become an officer."
"I really enjoyed myself this week. I learned so much more than I thought I would. I also liked the different speakers for different topics. I think all ACO's should attend. Very informative and I feel a lot more confident in my future ACO career with all my new education."
"I believe all agencies should require attending the classes."
"Instructors were very interesting. I could tell/sense they each 'love" what they are doing (and the subject they are teaching)."
"The experience and knowledge of the instructors. The material was very detailed and informative. I was very impressed. It was above my expectations."
"The hands-on portion is the most educational portion of the instruction."
"Practical portion and real world simulation."
"The instructor makes the lectures fun, and enjoyable. The material is explained to where everyone understands and can’t wait for the next lectures."
"Attention to detail, answered all questions so as everyone understood."
"This adds an additional tool to my “Tool Box” that helps ensure my safety."
"I enjoyed the range and the fact that the instructors cared."
"I found the practical very useful. It allowed me to learn different techniques and skills."
"Information was awesome!"
"Very informative. Speaker was clear and concise. Enjoyed the course very much."
"As with all NACA academies I have attended, the knowledge I left with was the highlight."
"Demonstrations and visual aids."
"Hands-on and the fact that an “expert” in the field was not offended by novice questions."
"The simplicity of the instructor and how he relayed the information to the class. Very well done."
"Very professional instructors. Friendly environment. Attentive instructors."
"All the new information that was presented to me, and the knowledge I will take back to my agency, and carry with me when I do my job."
"Very useful information. Relaxed atmosphere and information given in an informative professional manner."
"Interesting, informative and concise."
"Interacting with the instructor. This is a great class."
"Necessary for anyone who has access and use for sprays."