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

Spring2022 Session

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

May 9th -May 20th 2022

Mondays through Fridays

4:05PM -7:05 PM

Cost $95, $145, $159 $185

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

Registration opens April 25th @ 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.