Published: 8/12/2014 1:57 PM


The Pupil Transportation Training Program currently has 692 state certified driver training instructors who are responsible for training approximately 11,400 certified school bus drivers statewide.
All driver trainers are required to complete an initial 4-day certification course and an 6-hour annual update training. Kentucky is nationally recognized for its driver training with many states modeling our program. (KDE does not charge a fee for training.)
Driver Trainer Instructor Training
2014 Dates and Locations (updated 6/27/14)
Candidate Prerequisites
Must have 2 years of bus driving experience, be a state-certified KY school bus driver and be nominated by their district.
Contact John Wyatt at 502-564-5279, ext. 4421 or via email at
Bus Inspector 4-hour Update
Contact Dave Mangum at 502-564-5279, ext. 4422 or via email at

 John Wyatt 
Office of Administration and Support
Division of District Support
500 Mero Street, 15th Floor CPT
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-5279
Fax (502) 564-6771