BUS DRIVER TRAINING INFORMATION
MACON-PIATT REGIONAL OFFICE OF EDUCATION #39
EMPLOYERS MUST PRE-REGISTER THEIR DRIVERS FOR THE CLASS BY COMPLETING AND EMAILING THE REGISTRATION FORM, AND REMITTING THE $10.00 FEE FOR EACH DRIVER. IN ADDITION, THERE WILL BE A $2.00 CONVENIENCE FEE CHARGED.
EMPLOYERS WILL BE CHARGED FOR DRIVERS WHO ARE A "NO-SHOW" AT CLASSES FOR WHICH THEY ARE REGISTERED.
Please fill out registration form below, then print and email to email@example.com It will not submit directly.
Payment must be done BEFORE THE CLASS and done online. REMIT BUS DRIVER TRAINING ONLINE PAYMENT HERE
Please click below to view the latest revised bus driver training schedules:
2023 INITIAL BUS DRIVER TRAINING SCHEDULE
2023 Refresher Bus Driver Class Schedule- REVISED
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School Bus Driver Training Classes available by Region
For more information: School Bus Driver Training and Curriculum
The Regional Office of Education is responsible for conducting and keeping records of the initial training that is required for all new school bus drivers prior to getting a bus driver permit, and annual refresher workshops that are required to renew school bus permits. Drivers must take a two-hour refresher course annually, and all new drivers must take an eight-hour course in school bus driver safety and first aid, as prescribed by the Illinois State Board of Education and administered by the ROE.
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER REFRESHER INFORMATION:
THE DATE OF THE ANNUAL REFRESHER TRAINING SHALL BE COMPUTED AS FOLLOWS:
THE FIRST REFRESHER TRAINING FOLLOWING INITIAL TRAINING MUST BE COMPLETED WITHIN ONE YEAR (365 DAYS) FROM THE DATE OF INITIAL TRAINING. THE DATE OF THE FIRST REFRESHER TRAINING WILL BE KNOWN AS THE REFRESHER DATE.
IN THE EVENT THAT AN INDIVIDUAL COMPLETES SUBSEQUENT REFRESHER TRAINING BETWEEN THE ACTUAL REFRESHER DATE AND 60 DAYS PRIOR TO THAT REFRESHER DATE, THE NEXT ANNUAL REFRESHER DATE WILL NOT CHANGE. IN THE EVENT REFRESHER TRAINING IS COMPLETED MORE THAN 60 DAYS PRIOR TO THE REFRESHER DATE, THE DATE THE DRIVER COMPLETES THE REFRESHER TRAINING WILL BECOME THE NEW ANNUAL REFRESHER DATE.
PLEASE NOTE: IF LESS THAN 5 STUDENTS ARE REGISTERED, THE REFRESHER BUS DRIVER SESSION WILL BE SUBJECT TO CLASS CANCELLATION.