CATA Online Driver's Education Site

The following resources are available for students and parents interested in UCPS Driver Education
Anyone attending school in Union County is eligible for drivers ed.



Online Course Information


Online Registration:

Click here to begin registration process

Any questions? email driver.ed@ucps.k12.nc.us


The course is online and is around 3 weeks long and will take around 30 hours to complete.

Students must have access to the Internet to take the online course.

Modules will be completed outside of the school day.

There are 8 modules that open every other day but not on weekends or holidays.

Online course questions should be directed to the instructor 
inside of Canvas using the Inbox on the left.
Read all Announcements as they have important information.

Exam Information

At the end of the coursework, there is a face-to face 100 question exam and eye check given at school. 

800 Form and parent letter (NC Restricted Instruction Permit)

April Class Exam

Tuesday, April 25

Review Session

3:45-4:45 Room 102

Eye Exam and Final Exam

Wednesday, April 26th

3:45 - 5:45 PM in Room 102

Retest (no eye exam available)

Thursday, April 27th

3:45 - 5:45 PM in Room 102


Contact Information

Registration questions: Lisa Thompson 

email: driver.ed@ucps.k12.nc.us 

Exam questions: Benny McCray



 Behind The Wheel Instruction Information

After passing the exam and eye check, students will be scheduled for behind the wheel training.

Questions about the final exam and driving instruction should be directed to the lead instruction at the school. 

Benny McCray
704-242-0140