Pupil Transportation

Driver Trainer Instructor

Published: 11/19/2018 9:00 AM
The Pupil Transportation Training Program currently has 639 state certified driver training instructors who are responsible for training approximately 10,240 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.)

2019 Six Hour Update Schedule for Driver Trainers

Driver Trainer Workshop Registration
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 on Tuesday
If you have any questions, contact John Wyatt at 502-564-5279, ext. 4421 or via email at john.wyatt@education.ky.gov.

John Wyatt 
Office of Finance and Operations
Division of District Support
300 Sower Blvd., 4th Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4421
Fax (502) 564-6771

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