Bus Driver Training

New or Prospective Bus Drivers

  • Prospective bus drivers are required to participate in an eight hour initial training course.
  • Must be employed by a bus company or school district.
  • District will register prospective driver and submit payment of $10.00 to ROE #54.
  • Driver data will not be entered into the state system until the training course is completed and payment is received by ROE #54.

Permit Renewal

  • In accordance with Public Act 88-612, all school bus drivers are required to complete a two hour annual refresher safety course before their school bus driver permit can be renewed.
  • Registration fee is $10.00 per person
  • Districts or bus company will be mailed a diploma showing completion of the course.
  • Driver data will not be entered into the state system until course is completed and payment is received by ROE #54.

Bus Driver Training Schedule

Initial Training

  • Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at First Student Danville (6pm-10pm)
  • Thursday, August 2, 2018 at First Student Danville (6pm-10pm)
  • Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Oakwood Unit Office (6pm-10pm)
  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Oakwood Unit Office (6pm-10pm)
  • Saturday, January 12, 2019 at Westville #2 Central Office (8am-5pm)
  • Monday, March 4. 2019 at Oakwood #76 Unit Office (8am-5pm)
  • Tuesday. March 5, 2019 at Oakwood #76 Unit Office (8am-5pm)
  • Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Hoopeston #11 HS Library (8am-5pm)

Refresher Training

  • Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Oakwood Unit Office (6-8pm)
  • Monday, April 16, 2018 at Georgetown/RF HS Media Center (6-8pm)
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 at Bismarck-Henning Library (6-8pm)
  • Thursday, April 26, 2018 at First Student Danville (9:30-11:30am)
  • Thursday, May 3, 2018 at First Student Danville (6-8pm)