P.R.I.D.E. – PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR IN DRIVER EDUCATION

Register now for the upcoming 2020 Professional Instructor in Driver Education (P.R.I.D.E.) Programs!
2020 Dates (Regular 6-Day Programs):

  • February 9-14
  • March 15-20 (March break)
  • May 3-8
  • July 12-17
  • August 9-14
  • October 18-23
  • November 22-27
  • December 6-11

The P.R.I.D.E. Program also offers a 1-Day Recertification Program for all Signing Authorities. Spaces are available on the following dates:

  • January 22
  • April 15
  • June 6
  • August 15
  • October 7
For more information - please visit www.osba.on.ca/programs to reserve your spot.

WHAT YOU RECEIVE

  •  “Signing Authority” certification from the Ontario Ministry of Transportation in order to sign, upgrade and renew drivers’ licences on your own premises (if passing grade achieved and all other MTO requirements are met)
  • Indispensable techniques for classroom instruction, including the effective use of audio visual equipment, non-lecture format, and more
  • Proper facilitation skills, including climate setting, guided questioning, being an active listener, and giving positive feedback both in the classroom and on-board the vehicle.
  • Valuable in-vehicle information on HOW to properly teach pre-trip inspections, defensive driving, right and left turns, night driving and more
  • Effective techniques for dealing appropriately with the concerns and sentiments of new and seasoned trainees alike
  • One-on-one interaction with instructors and endless opportunities to exchange information among participants.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Michele O’Bright c/o The Ontario School Bus Association
Phone: 416-695-9965 x3
Fax: 416-695-9977
Email: mobright@telus.net