Driver Info and Classes

  • 2021-2022 Training Schedule

    *All Meetings are Held at CCPS Administrative Services Center (ASC) Unless Otherwise Noted*

    This schedule is subject to change. School makeup sessions will be released as soon as possible 

     

     

    SPED In-Service  
       

     

    Driver CORE  
    Oct 27-28 2021 9:00-3:00
    Nov 17-18 2021 9:00-3:00
    Jan. 12-13 2022 9:00-3:00
    Feb. 23-24 2022 9:00-3:00
    Mar. 9-10 2022 9:00-3:00
    Apr. 6-7 2022 9:00-3:00
    May 18-19 2022 9:00-3:00
    June 1-2 2022 9:00-3:00

     

    SPED CORE  
    Nov. 4, 2021 9:00-2:00
    Jan. 20,2022 9:00-2:00
    Mar. 24, 2022 9:00-2:00
    May 5, 2022 9:00-2:00

     

    First Aid/CPR  
    Jan. 27-28 2022 10:00-1:00
    Apr. 12-13 2022 10:00-1:00

     

    Defensive Driving  
    Feb. 8,9,10 2022 10:00-1:00
    May 10,11,12 2022 10:00-1:00

    SPED Core: Required 1 day class with 4.5 hours of classroom and hands on instruction. COMAR requires a minimum of 2 hours, CCPS requires a minimum of 4 hours. This training is required for any driver or assistant before they can be on one of our lift buses.

    Core: This is a 2 day comprehensive class required for any new driver. In this class we focus on COMAR requirements and CCPS policies and procedures. Each instructional day is 6 hours. Instruction includes rules, regulations and requirements for being a school bus driver in Cecil County. COMAR minimum is 8 hours of classroom instruction.

    Defensive Driving: This is a 3 day class required by CCPS for all drivers within the first 6 months of certification. The class consists of 8 hours of classroom instruction which includes the basic principles of defensive driving.

    First Aid/CPR: This is a 2 day class consisting of 8 hours of instruction. First Aid is required by COMAR  and CPR is required by CCPS. Instruction is hands on training in basic first aid, CPR and AED.

    -CPR is Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

    -AED is automated external defibrillator

    In-service: Required by COMAR. Drivers must get 6 hours of continuing education a year, if SPED certified a driver is required to have 8 hours per year. For Assistants - only required to have 2 hours per year. Must attend to stay certified.

    In-service Makeup: For drivers and assistants who did not fulfill their required in-service hours for the year.

     

    Note:

    The Code of Maryland Regulations, often referred to as COMAR, is the official compilation of all administrative regulations issued by agencies of the state of Maryland.