DRED 500 — Introduction to Driver Education. 3 hours.
Prepare students to become Driver Education teachers. Illinois rules and regulations, correcting driving errors, emergency driving procedures, and addressing the special needs of students will be emphasized. Prerequisites: Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) approved driver.
DRED 501 — Introduction to Safety Education. 3 hours.
A comprehensive and integrated presentation of the principles of general safety, safety education, and personal safety. Also provides the foundation for the prospective teacher to develop the ability to organize and deliver classroom instruction pertaining to driving and traffic safety. Instruction will focus on making safe driving decisions, driving in different environments and situations, controlling your vehicle, and being a responsible driver. Prerequisites: Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) approved driver.
DRED 502 — Advanced Driver Education. 2 hours.
The "behind the wheel" portion of the driver education program. This course requires fifteen in-car field experience hours (ten hours of observation and five hours "behind the wheel" teaching). Prerequisites: Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) approved driver