DRIVER’S EDUCATION CLASSROOM AND BTW REQUIREMENTS
INSTRUCTOR: MR. OLSON
THERE ARE 2 OPPORTUNITIES FOR PARENTS TO ATTEND
A PARENTS MEETING WITH ME TO DISCUSS THE EXPECTATIONS AND REQUIREMENT
FOR THE CLASS. ** IF YOUR PARENT DOES NOT SHOW FOR EITHER MEETING, YOU, AS THE
STUDENT WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE "WAIVE OPTION" ON THE FINAL DRIVE!
*You are expected to be in your seat by 3:30 pm or 7:00 am for summer sessions.
*Do not enter the building any earlier than 5 minutes before class during the summer unless there is bad weather.
*No Food or Drink in classrooms. Water bottles may be acceptable.
*Any classroom disruptions or rude behavior are grounds for dismissal on that day and may be counted as a full day absence regardless of how much class time is left.
*Cell phones are to be turned off in the classroom and the vehicle.
*There are NO excused absences! All absences will require make-up work that is time equivalent.
*A total of 4 1/2 hours is the total amount of time that can be missed from the classroom due to tardies or absences. Any more missed time will result in being dismissed from the program.
*A 3 page outline (minimum) will be required for an absence.
*Make up work must be turned in 3 days following your return to class or your driving time may be cancelled.
*Failure to show up for 3 scheduled drives will result in dismissal from Driver’s Education.
*Each “NO SHOW” will carry a penalty of 1 1/2 hours of observation.
*Chapter quiz scores of 80% or better is passing (20 out of 25).
*Quiz scores below 80% will have to complete an Outline on the Chapter we just tested on.
*Missed quiz’s need to be made up
*All make-up work must be completed in order to pass the course.
STUDENTS NEED TO AVERAGE A 75% ON TEST WHEN ADDED UP AT THE END OF THE COURSE IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR CDTP DRIVING WAIVER OPTION.
****STUDENT'S WHO AVERAGE "BELOW" 70% WILL NOT RECEIVE A PASSING GRADE FOR THE CLASS.****
3 STRIKES RULE:
STUDENTS WILL ACQUIRE STRIKES AGAINST THEM IF ANY OR ALL APPLY:
1. Unexcused absence
2. Unexcused tardy
3. Not bringing BTW booklet with them on the drive
4. Cell Phone violation in the classroom or the car
5. Not showing up for a drive
6. Not turning in Chapter outline when it is due.
7. Falling asleep in the car when you should be observing.
*A notebook is provided to you with all 12 drives outlined as to what is expected of you.
* You must bring your booklet with you on your drives so that I can write comments and scores in it.
* Your Parents should review what it is you are working on and how you are doing. They should also initial the completed drive.
*No food or beverages are allowed in the car
*No sound devices allowed such as Walkmans, Ipods, etc.
*NO SLEEPING! You need to be awake when observing.
*You must remain attentive and respectful to the driver and occupants of the vehicle.
*Showing up under the influence of drugs or alcohol is grounds for dismissal from the program.
*Student must have 25 contact days each. Absences do not count as contact.
*All 60 hours must be accounted for!
1. 42 hours in the classroom
2. 6 hours of driving
3.12 hours of observation.
IN ORDER TO PASS DRIVER’S TRAINING, YOU MUST PASS BOTH THE CLASSROOM AND THE DRIVING EXPERIENCE.
……………………………(Cut and return bottom portion)……………………….
I have read the above guidelines and understand the importance of them.
Signed: _________________________________________________ Date:___________
(Parent or Guardian)
SAFE DRIVING HABITS FOR A LIFETIME