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REQUIREMENTS FOR BECOMING A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER

8 HOUR INITIAL COURSE

New Bus Drivers are required to attend an 8-hour training course.
Pre-register for this course with the Regional Office of Education ($10.00 fee required).
You must be currently employed by a bus company or school district.

Illinois Professional School Bus Driver Training Curriculum: https://www.isbe.net/Documents/busdriver_trainmanual.pdf

2 HOUR REFRESHER COURSE

Bus Drivers are required to take a 2-Hour refresher course each year to keep their permit current.
Drivers must pre-register with the Regional Office of Education ($10.00 fee required).

COURSE INFORMATION

ROE - TRAINING ROOM courses are held at 300 Heart Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111. Addresses of courses held at other locations are as listed in the School Bus Driver Training Schedule below. Please contact Mary Wilson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register for a course. Classes start promptly at 6:00 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. LATE ARRIVALS ARE NOT PERMITTED.

Please Note: Class size is limited to 20 drivers.

Click here for School Bus Driver Initial Training and Refresher Course Schedule

OTHER LINKS:

IL Secretary of State School Bus Driver Permits: https://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/drivers/drivers_license/schoolbus.html

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