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Bus Driver Training

ROE # 17 Bus Driver Course Registration

 

To register, complete the Bus Class Pre-Registration Form and email it to [email protected].

  • Employers must pre-register their drivers using the above Pre-Registration Form
  • Cost: $10 per driver (Employers will be charged for drivers who are a "no-show" at classes for which they are registered.)
  • ROE # 17 will invoice the employer, and send Certificates of Completion to the employer. 
  • If fewer than 10 people are signed up for any course, ROE # 17 reserves the right to cancel the class. If this happens, ROE # 17 will provide adequate notice to those registered.

 

If you have any questions please contact ROE # 17 at 309-888-5120 Ext. 1200 or email: [email protected]

ROE # 17 Bus Driver Training

Initial & Refresher Courses

January 2023

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8-Hour Initial Training
Tuesday, January 3, 2023, from 8:00-5:00
The Baby Fold, IT and Intact Family Services Building,  1500 Ft Jesse Rd, Normal, IL 61761

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, January 3, 2023, from 1:30 - 3:30
The Baby Fold, Hammit JR-SR High School, 612 Oglesby Ave., Normal, IL 61761

 

8-Hour Initial Training - CANCELED
Saturday, January 7, 2023, from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Clinton High School, 1200 IL-54, Clinton, IL 61727

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 from 6:00 - 8:00
Woodland High School, 5800 E 3000 N Road Streator, IL 61364

 

8-Hour Initial Training
Saturday, January 21, 2023, from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
First Student Training Center, 701 W. COLLEGE AVE., NORMAL, IL 61761

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Thursday, January 26, 2023 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Normal Community West HS - Cafeteria, 501 North Parkside Road, Normal, IL 61761
 

To register, complete the Bus Class Pre-Registration Form and email it to [email protected].

February 2023

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2-Hour Refresher Training
Thursday, February 9, 2023 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Regional Office of Education # 17, 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300, Bloomington, IL 61701
 

To register, complete the Bus Class Pre-Registration Form and email it to [email protected].

March 2023

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8-Hour Initial Training
Saturday, March 4, 2023, from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Regional Office of Education # 17, 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300, Bloomington, IL 61701

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Regional Office of Education # 17, 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300, Bloomington, IL 61701

 

To register, complete the Bus Class Pre-Registration Form and email it to [email protected].

April 2023

Click the drop-down menu to view April 2023 classes.

2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, April 4, 2023, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Normal Community West HS - Cafeteria, 501 N. Parkside Road, Normal, IL 61761

 

8-Hour Initial Training
Saturday, April 15, 2023, from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Regional Office of Education # 17, 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300, Bloomington, IL 61701

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, April 18, 2023, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Normal Community West HS - Cafeteria, 501 N. Parkside Road, Normal, IL 61761

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, April 25, 2023, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Woodland High School, 5800 E 3000 N Road Streator, IL 61364

 

To register, complete the Bus Class Pre-Registration Form and email it to [email protected].

Additional Resources

Additional Information

ISBE Transportation, Statewide Training Classes, Training Curriculum and IAPT

Illinois State Board of Education - Transportation Programs

To learn more about the various ISBE transportation programs, click here.

 

Statewide School Bus Driver Training Classes (Initial & Refresher) 

The Illinois State Board of Education maintains a calendar for all available bus driver courses.

To view the listing of available classes statewide, click here.
 

Illinois Professional School Bus Driver - Training Curriculum

To view, download, save, or print the current training curriculum, click here.

 

Illinois Association of Pupil Transportation

The IAPT has been in existence since 1973 and is composed of a group of school district transportation owners.  The IAPT works closely with the Illinois State Board of Education and the Secretary of State's Office on matters that relate to school transportation issues.

For more information please review this brochure.