Driver Education Behind-the-Wheel
- Grade Level: 11-12
- Credits Earned: .5
- Prerequisite: Illinois Permit, Classroom Driver Education, passing grades in 8 classes during the previous 2 semesters
Description: Behind-the-Wheel is a program that utilizes both the driving and observation time for each student each day with the following objectives: helps students understand how and why a motor vehicle functions; help students develop the skills required for safe and efficient driving under varying conditions; help students develop habits of safe, courteous, and law-abiding practices in the operation of a motor vehicle; help students develop proper attitudes in regard to personal and social responsibility in the operation of a motor vehicle, and help students develop pride and self-discipline in the operation of a motor vehicle. A student will need the Illinois Instruction Permit and must pass the Classroom Driver Education phase.
Behind the Wheel will not be listed on student schedules. Students who have passed Classroom Driver Education will be eligible for Behind the Wheel Slots based on their birth date. Preference will be given to those with the earliest birth date. The Driver Education teacher will inform you of your assigned driving slot.