DRIVER EDUCATION

INSTRUCTORS:

Mr. Dave Dunham

Email: David.Dunham@philomath.k12.or.us

Mrs. Mandy Misner

Email: mandy.misner@philomath.k12.or.us

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Text @phsdred to the number 81010

  • Used to communicate important information about the class or drives.

  • Allows students to contact the instructor and driving partners if there is a problem with a drive time

NEXT CLASS WILL BE SPRING OF 2022

THere will be no class winter term

Complete this form to be put on the email list for information regarding future terms.

Being on the list does not guarantee a spot in the class, it gives the first chance to register.

MANDATORY PARENT MEETING during the 1st class

COURSE INCLUDES:

    • PLAYBOOK - Course text for student to keep, read and reference

    • Eleven (11) 3-hour classroom sessions at Philomath High School - Attendance is mandatory!

          • Session begins September 15 through November 17

          • Sessions are Wednesdays from 3:30pm - 6:30pm

                • MANDATORY PARENT MEETING 9/15 AT 5:30PM (this is the students 1st class)

    • Four (4) 2 - 3 hour behind-the-wheel sessions and the final drive (12 hours total).

          • Driving and observation will be scheduled during the first or second class. Drives are throughout the term, approximately once every other week.

REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION:

  • Students must have a Learner’s Permit and physically present it with the registration form to be verified and copied.

  • Students must not have or get a Driver’s License or turn 18 prior to end of the course. (**There is an additional fee)

  • Cost is $275 per student check payable to Philomath High School or you can pay online. DO NOT PAY ONLINE UNLESS DIRECTED TO AND KNOW YOU HAVE A SPOT IN THE CLASS. (Students who qualify for Free/Reduced Lunch Program can receive a $75 discount).

Return the registration form, permit and tuition to Mandy Misner at Philomath High School.

Class enrollment is limited and registration is first come first serve.

Tuition must be paid in full for registration to be complete and the student enrolled in class.

Complete this form to be put on the email list for future terms.

Being on the list does not guarantee you a spot in the class but gives you the first chance to register.

REQUIREMENTS FOR COURSE:

  • Good attendance!! 30 hours of classroom attendance is required and necessary for students to be successful.

          • ONE PREARRANGED absence is allowed but must be made up the following term.

          • More than one absence will result in being dropped with no credit.

              • Three tardies or any tardy more than 15 minutes equals one absence.

  • No refunds, full or partial, will be given for any reason or for students dropped due to behavior or absences.

  • PARENTS MUST give the student the opportunity to drive as much as possible. THIS IS HOMEWORK! Students need to get 10 hours of at home drive time during the course. Do not withhold practice time as a punishment. Students MUST practice driving between each drive in the class. The course is only 4 drives before the final drive test. Students need as much practice as possible to make the most of their time with instructors. Student MUST have at least 5 hours of at home driving practice by Drive 3 to Eugene or drive will be postponed until they do.

  • Be ready to learn! Students should come to class prepared with reading done and ready to learn

COURSE guidelines

Class guidelines

  • Masks will be worn indoors at all times by teachers and students, per state mandate. Students may choose to provide their own masks, or they will be provided.

  • Social distancing practices will be required for students and teachers before, during, and after class, while in the vicinity of the classroom

  • Students will be assigned seating space which will remain theirs throughout the course.

  • Wipes and hand sanitizer will be available, and their use will be encouraged.

Behind the Wheel guidelines

  • Drives will be scheduled daily. All students will have one driving session every other week.

  • Drives will be scheduled on the second day of class.

  • For vehicle safety, there will not be solid barriers in the vehicles between occupants.

  • All vehicle occupants will wear masks during drives.

SUMMER COURSE INCLUDES:

  • PLAYBOOK - Course text for student to keep, read and reference

  • Ten (10) 3-hour classroom sessions at Philomath High School in Room 223

Attendance is mandatory! No exception in SUMMER.

    • Sessions run 3 days a week for 3 weeks from 9:00 am - 12:00pm.

    • Begins June 9th through July 1st (June 9, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 and July 1)

    • The first class is June 9th is from 3pm - 5pm.

MANDATORY PARENT MEETING AFTER THE FIRST CLASS ON 7/9 AT 5 PM

  • Four (4) 2 - 3 hour behind-the-wheel sessions and the final drive (12 hours total). Drives may go into August.

    • Driving and observation will be scheduled during the first or second class. Drives are throughout the term, approximately once a week.

**Eligible students who obtain their license or turn 18 prior to completion of the course will be charged an additional $210, because they no longer qualify for the state subsidy.