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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

July 2023

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2-Hour Refresher Training
Thursday, July 6, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM 

Blue Ridge High School Library, 411 N. John Street, Farmer City, IL 61842

Deadline to register: 7/4/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training

Saturday, July 8, 2023

9:00 - 11:00 AM

Eureka Middle School, 2005 S. Main Street, Eureka, IL 61530

Deadline to regisgter: 7/5/2023

 

8-Hour Initial Training
Saturday, July 8, 2023

8:00 AM  - 5:00 PM
Regional Office of Education # 17, 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300, Bloomington, IL 61701

Deadline to register: 7/5/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training

Monday, July 10, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Community Action Partnership of IL , 1800 Fifth Street, Lincoln, IL 62656

Deadline to register: 7/6/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training - THIS CLASS IS FULL

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM 

Regional Office of Education # 17, 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300, Bloomington, IL 61701

Deadline to register: 7/7/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training

Thursday, July 13, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM 

Lexington Elementary School, 202 Greenwich, Lexington, IL 61753

Deadline to register: 7/10/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training

Thursday, July 20, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 PM 

Mt. Pulaski High School, 206 S. Spring Street, Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548

Deadline to register: 7/17/2023

 

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

August 2023

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2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, August 1, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM
Regional Office of Education # 17, 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300, Bloomington, IL 61701

Deadline to register: 7/28/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Wednesday, August 2, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Tri-Valley Middle School, 505 E. Washington Street, Downs, IL 61736

Deadline to register: 7/28/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Thursday, August 3, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Olympia High School, 7832 N. 100 East Road, Stanford, IL 61744

Deadline to register: 8/1/2023

 

8-Hour Initial Training
Saturday, August 5, 2023

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Regional Office of Education # 17, 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300, Bloomington, IL 61701

Deadline to register: 8/2/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Wednesday, August 9, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Tri-Point High School, 100 Van Alstyne Street, Cullom, IL 60929

Deadline to register: 8/7/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Wednesday, August 16, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Pontiac High School, 1100 E. Indiana Ave., Pontiac, IL 61764

Deadline to register: 8/14/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Thursday, August 17, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Woodland High School, 5800 E 3000 N Rd, Streator, IL 61364

Deadline to register: 8/14/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Wednesday, August 23, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Prairie Central Junior High, 800 N. Wood Street, Forrest, IL 61741

Deadline to register: 8/21/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Thursday, August 24, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Flanagan High School, 202 E. Falcon HWY, Flanagan, IL 61740

Deadline to register: 8/21/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Wednesday, August 30, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Normal Community West High School (Cafeteria), 501 North Parkside Road, Normal, IL 61761

Deadline to register: 8/28/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training - THIS CLASS IS CANCELLED
Thursday, August 31, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Pontiac High School, 1100 E. Indiana Ave., Pontiac, IL 61764

 

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

September 2023

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8-Hour Initial Training
Saturday, September 9, 2023
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Tri-Valley Middle School, 505 East Washington Street, Downs, IL 61736

Deadline to register: 9/6/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, September 12, 2023

1:30 - 3:30 PM

Eugene Field, 412 E. Cypress St, Normal, IL 61761

Deadline to register: 9/8/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Wednesday, September 20, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM 

Clinton High School, 1200 IL-54, Clinton, IL 61727

Deadline to register: 9/15/2023

 

8-Hour Initial Training - THIS CLASS IS FULL AND WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING ADDITIONAL REGISTRATIONS
Saturday, September 30, 2023
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Regional Office of Education # 17, 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300 Bloomington, IL 61701

Deadline to register: 9/27/2023

 

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

October 2023

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2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, October 3, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Normal Community West High School (Cafeteria) 501 North Parkside Road Normal, IL 61761

Deadline to register: 9/29/2023

 

8-Hour Initial Training
Saturday, October 14, 2023
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

ROE # 17, 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300 Bloomington, IL 61701

Deadline to register: 10/11/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, October 17, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Ridgeview School 300 S. Harrison Colfax, IL 61728

Deadline to register: 10/13/2023

 

8-Hour Initial Training
Tuesday & Thursday October 24 & 26, 2023
5:30 - 9:30 PM, both nights

Lincoln High School, 1000 Railer Way Lincoln, IL 62656

Deadline to register: 10/17/2023

 

 

November & December 2023

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2-Hour Refresher Training
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Lincoln High School 1000 Railer Way Lincoln, IL 62656

Deadline to register: 10/27/2023

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Thursday, November 16, 2023

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

ROE # 17 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300 Bloomington, IL 61701

Deadline to register: 11/13/2023

 

8-Hour Initial Training
Saturday, December 9, 2023

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

ROE # 17 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300 Bloomington, IL 61701

Deadline to register: 12/6/2023

January 2024

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8-Hour Initial Training
Saturday, January 6, 2024 

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Clinton High School 1200 IL-54 Clinton, IL 61727

Deadline to register: 1/3/2024 - THIS CLASS IS FULL

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, January 9, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Woodland High School 5800 E. 3000 N. Road Streator, IL 61364

Deadline to register: 1/5/2024

 

8-Hour Initial Training
Saturday, January 20, 2024

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

First Student Training Center 701 W. College Avenue Normal, IL 61761

Deadline to register: 1/17/2024

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Thursday, January 25, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Normal Community West High School (Cafeteria) 501 North Parkside Road Normal, IL 61761

Deadline to register: 1/22/2024

February 2024

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2-Hour Refresher Training
Thursday, February 8, 2024
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

ROE # 17, 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300 Bloomington, IL 61701

Deadline to register: 2/5/2024

March & April 2024

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8-Hour Initial Training
Saturday, March 9, 2024

8:00 - 5:00 PM 

ROE # 17 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300 Bloomington, IL 61701

Deadline to register: 3/6/2024

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, March 12, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 PM

ROE # 17 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300 Bloomington, IL 61701

Deadline to register: 3/8/2024

 

8-Hour Initial Training
Saturday, April 6, 2024

8:00 - 5:00 PM 

ROE # 17 201 E. Grove Street, Suite 300 Bloomington, IL 61701

Deadline to register: 4/3/2024

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Tuesday, April 9, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Normal Community West High School (Cafeteria) 501 North Parkside Road Normal, IL 61761

Deadline to register: 4/5/2024

 

2-Hour Refresher Training
Thursday, April 25, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Woodland High School 5800 E. 3000 N. Road Streator, IL 61364

Deadline to register: 4/22/2024

 

 

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.