Driver Education Professional Development

The Driver Education Provider and Instructor Act requires instructors to certify compliance with the professional development requirements prescribed by the Michigan Department of State. In order to fulfill these requirements, all Driver Education Instructors in the State of Michigan must complete a professional development course every 2 years. To read more on professional development requirements please visit www.mi.gov/sos/

During 2018 -2019 MTS will offer several workshops in various locations around the state. One workshop will be titled: “Freeway Driving – Unit 7 & Segment II Alcohol and Updating your BTW Routes”. In 2019 – 2020 MTS is Planning a workshop on “Sharing the Roads With Other Users & Improving Your Final Assessment Route”. Both workshop are approved by the MDOS and satisfy the Professional Development requirement in Michigan to maintain teacher certification.

At each of the workshops throughout the year the FULL ADTSEA 3.0 curriculum will be available for purchase on a pre-order basis. The FULL curriculum will include the printed curriculum, cover page, divider tabs, a list of what’s new, data CD, and the 2 DVD for classroom presentations. Please see the register form to pre-order your FULL curriculum package. In addition, we provide in-house Professional Development Workshops at your site for your employees. For details call Robin at 269-506-5111.

Each workshop costs $50. We offer pre-registration and payment through PayPal. Walk-In registration is accepted the day of the class. Please contact Robin Bordner at 269-506-5111 the day before the class for walk-ins. Cash only payments accepted day of class.

2020 Bay City Class

ADTSEA 3.0 – UNIT 8 – Sharing the Road, Bike Lanes!! & Aligning BTW with Classroom

Date: June 27, 2020

Time: 12:00 noon – 3:30pm

Location:
Michigan Driving School – North
214 Salzburg Ave
Bay City, MI 48706

2020 Lansing Class

ADTSEA 3.0 – UNIT 8 – Sharing the Road, Bike Lanes!! & Aligning BTW with Classroom

Date: July 12, 2020

Time: 10:00am – 1:30pm OR 2:00pm – 5:30pm
* Please note the 2 separate class times

Location:
Comfort Inn
525 Canal Road (I-96 & Saginaw Hwy.)
Lansing, MI 48917

2020 Sterling Heights

ADTSEA 3.0 – UNIT 8 – Sharing the Road, Bike Lanes!! & Aligning BTW with Classroom

Date: July 26, 2020

Time: 1:00pm – 4:30pm

Location:
Macomb Driving Academy
35250 Dodge Park
Sterling Heights, MI 48312

Association of National Stakeholders in Traffic Safety Education (ANSTSE) Virtual Professional Development Workshop (PDW) Webinar Series

ANSTSE announces the offering of four (4) virtual Professional Development Workshop (PDW) webinar opportunities to assist driver educators in meeting their ongoing refresher training requirements. There is no fee to participate in the webinars. Certificates may be obtained for a small processing fee as proof of participation. The information below provides a schedule and information on obtaining a certificate of participation.

You MUST register through Zoom Webinars in advance to participate. Registration links are provided below. You will receive a separate email confirming registration that will contain a unique webinar link for EACH webinar. Please register early as space is limited.

To register use the following links for EACH workshop you are interested in:

Please note that all times are Eastern Daylight Time

August 24

1:00 – 4:00 pm EDT

Virtual Workshop 1 – Select Segments of the ANSTSE Classroom Teaching and Learning Theories Curriculum

This workshop will cover select content from the ANSTSE Classroom Teaching and Learning Theories Curriculum including: Questioning Techniques, Classroom Management, and Student Assessment and Evaluation. This workshop will introduce techniques that will be referenced in Workshop 2 – Virtual Classroom Teaching and Learning Techniques. Participants of Workshop 2 are strongly encouraged to participate in this workshop as well.

Presented by: Carol Hardin, Virginia
JoEllen Suter, Virginia

August 25

1:00 – 4:00 pm EDT

Virtual Workshop 2 – Virtual Classroom Teaching and Learning Techniques

This workshop will provide techniques and strategies, utilizing the concepts covered in Workshop 1 and how the classroom techniques can be applied to teaching in the virtual classroom environment. The workshop will focus on how to engage the learner, how to manage the virtual classroom and how to evaluate and assess students during and after virtual training session(s).

Presented by: Richard Hanson, Oregon
Tim Beckham, Oregon

August 26

1:00 – 4:00 pm EDT

Virtual Workshop 3 – An Overview of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the Role of the Driver Educator

This workshop will provide an overview of Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) and the role of the driver educator in the teaching and learning process including: What is Vehicle Safety Technology?, the Role of the Driver Educator, Common Terms and Levels Used to describe Vehicle Technologies, Vehicle Technology Factors in Crash Reduction and Benefits, and the Potential Concerns of Vehicle Technology.

Presented by: William Van Tassel, Ph.D., ANSTSE and AAA National Office
Brett Robinson, ANSTSE and ADTSEA

August 27

1:00 – 4:00 pm EDT

Virtual Workshop 4 – Select Segments of the ANSTSE Behind-the-Wheel Teaching and Learning Theories Curriculum

This workshop will cover select content from the ANSTSE Behind-the-Wheel Teaching and Learning Theories Curriculum including: In-Vehicle Teaching Techniques with a focus on Coaching and Correcting, Observation Time and Challenges During COVID-19, Driver Evaluation, and On-board Technologies with a focus on dash or mirror cams.

Presented by: Richard Hanson, Oregon
Tim Beckham, Oregon