Driver Education Program
SCPS After School Driver Education Program
This program is a collaborative effort between Seminole County Public Schools, Seminole County Board of County Commissioners, METROPLAN Orlando, the City of Altamonte Springs, the City of Longwood, the City of Sanford and the City of Winter Springs. The course includes classroom instruction, range driving and on the road driving.
When: August 24-December 6, 2017. This is a semester course. Classes meet on either Mondays and Wednesdays at Lyman High OR Tuesdays and Thursdays at Seminole and Winter Springs High from 3:15 - 5:15 PM.
Where: Lyman High School, Seminole High School and Winter Springs High School however, the course is open to all SCPS students.
Requirements: Students must be 15 years old with a valid Florida Learner’s permit to register for the course. Students are required to have their driver’s license and student ID on them at all times.
Conduct: SCPS Code of Conduct and Zero Tolerance Policy will be in effect for this program. Students not adhering to these policies will be dismissed from the program. All discipline consequences enforced at the student’s home school will carry over to this program.
Transportation: Not provided.
Student Capacity: 60 students per school per semester
Registration Deadline: August 17, 2017
Registration Information: Students must complete an application and submit it to their home school by the registration deadline of August 17, 2017.
Course: This course will include classroom instruction, range and road driving.
Attendance: Attendance is mandatory. Please note – this is a semester course and it may conflict with extracurricular activities.
Credit: .5 credit will be awarded to those students that successfully complete the course. Students that wish to take the course for Pass/Fail must indicate this on the application.
Instructors: All instructors will meet the DOE requirements to teach driver education or have comparable certification through law enforcement.
Students interested in enrolling in the program need to complete the application and return it to the Guidance Office at their home school.