Pursuant to Senate Bill 1, 2021 Extraordinary Session, districts are required to submit their current COVID-19 School Operations Plan and any subsequent drafts to KDE for informational purposes.
Districts may submit their plans to KDE using this form.

Pupil Transportation

Driver Trainer Instructor

Published: 3/15/2022 2:16 PM

The Pupil Transportation Training Program currently has 713 state certified driver training instructors who are responsible for training approximately 8,795 certified school bus drivers statewide.​​

All driver trainers are required t​​o complete an initial​ 5-day certification course and a 6-hour annual update training. Kentucky is nationally recognized for it's driver training with many states modeling our program. Please note​ that KDE does not charge a fee for training.

A Driver Trainer in a workshop 

Driver Trainer Workshop Registration

 
2022 DRIVER TRAINER INSTRUCTOR WORKSHOP REGISTRATION LINKS


​​Class #1

​April 4-8, 2022
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Conference Center
Room C117
200 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 


​Class #2​​


June 6-10, 2022
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Conference Center 
Room C117
200 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 


​Class #3

June 27 - July 1, 2022
Jefferson County Public Schools
3001 Crittenden Drive
Louisville, KY 40209​


​Class #4

​July 11-15, 2022
Kentucky Department of Education
1st Floor Meeting Room
300 Sower Boulevard
Frankfort, KY


​​​Class #5

July 18-22, 2022
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Conference Center
Room C118
200 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 


​Class #6

​July 25-29, 2022
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
Conference Center
Room C107
200 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 


There is a strict limit of 4 trainees per district for the year.
 

All registrants must have:

  • A minimum of 2 years bus experience
  • Be recommended for training by their district Transportation Director
  • A valid CDL class A or B licensed with both a P and S endorsement
  • A current CDL Medical Examiner's Certificate (referred to as the DOT Card)
  • Registered as a user for KDE Web Applications (contact your local district WAAPOC)
  • All required materials (listed on the KDE website) printed and brought to the first class​
 

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​Joe Shepherd
Office of Finance and Operations​
Division of District Support
300 Sower Blvd., 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4411


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