South Community Education

Driver's Education Classroom Instruction

* An on-line teleconference variance for this class was made in response to MN Executive Order 20-57, allowing school districts to use distance learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. The expiration of this variance will require classroom instruction done by distance learning, to transfer back to the classroom setting.

South Community Education

Fall 2021 Session

(Currently scheduled to take place *IN-PERSON @ South)

November 29th - December 10th, 2021

Mondays through Fridays

3:20PM -6:20 PM

Cost $125

*This class is scheduled to take place in person at South High, this may change to online instruction pending updates from MPS

Registration opens October 1st @ 7am.

Class Requirements and Expectations

Attendance Requirements:

Attendance requirements

  • Classes are highly structured and there is NO flexibility for missing classes or making-up the work.

  • MN state law requires students to participate in all 30-hours of classroom education.

Student requirements:

  • All students, ages 14 - 18, are eligible to participate in Minneapolis Community Ed's Driver's Education Classroom Instruction Course.

  • Students must be at least 14-years-old to participate in class, they must be at least 15-years-old to obtain their instruction driving permit.

  • Students *do not have to attend Minneapolis Public Schools to participate in this class.

*Non-MPS students, please email Community Ed for log-in credentials.

Technology requirements: (for ONLINE classes)

This class is dependent on access to technology and reliable internet.

  • The student will need access to:

  1. a computer with working camera & microphone

  2. a *Minneapolis Public Schools email address to access Google Meet & Classroom

  3. Reliable internet

  4. a telephone (with or without texting)

  • Students in ONLINE Driver’s Education classes are required to have their cameras ON, with their whole face visible, for the entire duration of each class.

  • You will need to download and/or print a copy of the MN Drivers Manual.

*Contact your Community Ed Office, if you need assistance with technology preparation or acquiring a Minneapolis Public Schools email address.

Driver’s Education Classroom Expectations:

Obtaining a driver’s license and driving a car is a privilege that comes with serious responsibility. The following is a list of expectations students must abide by, in order to attend and pass this class:

  1. I understand that driving a car is a privilege that comes with serious responsibilities. I will respect my instructor, the guidelines for the classroom and the method of teaching that is presented.

  2. I will attend every class session, be on time, and fully engaged in learning at each class session.

  3. *I will be prepared to learn every day by having my technology (laptop and/or computer and phone) ready and fully charged.

  4. *I understand that my face must be fully visible on camera for the duration of the class.

  5. I will communicate with my instructor. I will advocate for myself by asking questions if I do not understand the material presented. I understand my instructor wants me to succeed.

  6. I understand that failure to follow these expectations may result in the student being removed from class, at the discretion of the instructor.

  7. I understand that class tuition fees will not be refunded if I am removed from class or if I do not complete the 30-hours of scheduled class time.

*Requirement is for ONLINE classes only

  • Registration dates coincide with Minneapolis Community Education's Fall, Winter, Spring & Summer sessions.

  • Registration is available on-line (or in-person, by special arrangement), at this time.

  • First come, first served, class size is limited to 30 students.

  • Class openings are filled from waiting lists. Communications will be made by email with a response required within 72 hours or less.


  • Payment must be made in full at the time of registration.

  • Payment methods accepted: Cash (by special arrangement), Check, Visa, MasterCard or Discover

If you need to cancel your registration:

  • Call or email Community Ed: 612.668.4326,

  • Cancellations must be made at least 3-business days, or the Wednesday prior to the start of class.

  • Refunds, minus a $5 processing fee, will be issued the way it was processed. Cash payments will be refunded by check.

For more information:

South Community Education

Registration, cancellations, & general questions:


Ayub Awnuh


Thank you for interest in Driver’s Education Classroom Instruction with Minneapolis Community Education. We look forward to having you in class.