Driver Education

The invitation letters will be sent on Friday, 3/12/21. Please note that Pinellas County Schools will be on Spring Break the week of 3/15/21 - 3/19/21. We will be unable to respond to emails and phone calls during this time. Beginning on Monday, 3/22/21 if you have any questions, please feel free to email driverseducation@pcsb.org
  • Online Registration for 2021 Summer Driver Education is now CLOSED.

    Online registration closed on Feb. 28, 2021.  Students who registered will be selected for the Summer Driver’s Education Program through a lottery process. Every student who registered online between 12 a.m., Feb. 22nd and 11:59 p.m., Feb. 28th will have the same chances of being selected. Applications will not be accepted at the school sites. Students will be notified of their placement via email starting March 12th. Students must accept their spot by paying their lab fee for the course by using the link on the confirmation email by the deadline of 11:59 p.m., April 9th .  The lab fee of $156.00 is NON-REFUNDABLE.

     

    Sessions - Days and Times

    (10) Day Sessions: 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Monday – Friday)

    • Session #1- June 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25
    • Session #2- June 28, 29, 30, July 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

     

    Requirements

    • Students must be at least 15 years old and must have a learner’s permit or operator’s license when the session begins.
    • Two absences result in an automatic withdrawal from the course.
    • There is a 40-student maximum per site for each session

     

    Summer School Drivers Education School Site

    Boca Ciega High School
    (1st session only)

    Clearwater High School Countryside High School
    Dunedin High School East Lake High School Lakewood High School
    Northeast High School Osceola High School Pinellas Park High School  

     

    COVID Safety Guidelines (Revised 5/21/21)

    • All students must complete a Covid liability waiver.
    • No more than 20 students will be allowed on campus for Driver’s Ed classes at one time.
    • Masks are optional for students and instructors but encouraged when driving or in the classroom.
    • Social distancing is recommended in the classroom and staging areas.
    • There will be no more than 3 people in a driver’s ed car at any time.
    • The cars will be wiped down using disinfecting wipes periodically throughout the day.
    • Hand sanitizer will be readily available for students and staff.
    • Students must bring their own water and snacks. Water fountains will not be used.
    • One set of Boys/ Girls restrooms will be utilized and cleaned daily.
    • A designated drop off and pickup areas will be developed at each site. Parents and other non-screened individuals are not allowed to leave their cars to meet their students.
    • Students cannot remain on campus after their assigned class time.

     ** Safety is our top priority so guidelines and protocols are subject to change**

     

    Important dates reminder
     

    • Feb. 28, 2021: Online registration closed.
    • March 12, 2021: Students notified via email of selection.
    • April 9, 2021:   Students must accept their spot by paying the $156.00 fee via link.
    • June 14, 2021:  First day of Drivers Ed Summer -  Session #1
    • June 28, 2021:  First day of Drivers E Summer - Session #2
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