Driver Education Instructor

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CSM offers the required training necessary to become a licensed Driver Education Instructor in Maryland through the Motor Vehicle Administration.

To complete the Driver Education Instructor training, you must complete the following courses (you must be a licensed apprentice with a certified driving school in order to register for these courses):

  • TRA-9610 Driver Education Instructor Certification-Classroom
  • TRA-9620 Driver Education Instructor Certification- Behind the Wheel
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Have you ever thought about a career as a driver education instructor? Become Maryland state licensed and certified as a driver education instructor. Topics include professional standards and expectations for instructors, the Maryland Standardized Curriculum, effective and creative teaching techniques for the classroom and required forms.

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Browse by Course Number: Search for TRA-9610

Have you ever thought about a career as a driver education instructor? Designed for those individuals pursuing entry level employment this course will prepare you to become Maryland State licensed and certified as a driver education instructor. Topics include professional standards and expectations for instructors, the Maryland Standardized Curriculum, in-car training guidelines, effective teaching techniques for instructing students in the vehicle and required forms.

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Browse by Course Number: Search for TRA-9620

Certified Driver Education Instructors will learn how to bridge the gap between the classroom instruction and the car instructor as mandated by the Maryland MVA Driver Education Curriculum. Instructors will improve behind-the-wheel and classroom techniques. Topics will include adapting the Maryland MVA curriculum to the classroom and behind-the-wheel lessons, understanding novice driver's abilities, and how to coach and instruct basic maneuvers in relation to classroom lessons. In addition, the certified instructor will learn techniques in classroom management and proper re-training of maneuvers, techniques, procedures and objectives of each BTW lesson.

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Browse by Course Number: Search for TRA-9630

Certified Driver Education Instructors will learn how to conduct student / parent orientations and bridge the gap between the classroom instruction and the car instructor as mandated by the Maryland MVA Driver Education Curriculum. Instructors will receive proper training to deliver information to parents about Maryland laws, Licensing requirements, what to expect from new drivers, establish guidelines for the new driver, review changes in the current curriculum since the parent learned how to drive and why those changes are important. Instructors improve their understanding of behind-the-wheel and classroom techniques. Topics will include adapting the Maryland MVA curriculum to the classroom and behind-the-wheel lessons, understanding novice driver's abilities, and how to coach and instruct basic maneuvers in relation to classroom lessons. In addition, the certified instructor will learn techniques in classroom management and proper re-training of maneuvers, techniques, procedures and objectives of each BTW lesson.

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Browse by Course Number: Search for TRA-9640

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