Welcome to the
ILLINOIS HIGH
SCHOOL & COLLEGE
DRIVER EDUCATION
ASSOCIATION
                  Educating Teens in Driver Education
                  since 1952

Endorsement
program

The IHSCDEA has partnered with 
University of St. Francis to provide Driver Education
courses for educators interested in pursuing a Driver
Education endorsement.
Apply Now

Fall
Workshop

Fall 2021 Workshop Regisration is now available for Regions 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,&10. 
Register NowFall Workshop Schedule and Agenda

STATE FARM GRANT SERIES- IHSCDEA VIRTUAL MINI WORKSHOP:

The video recording of the Award Winning Gillespie HS and Urbana HS Project Ignition Workshop
is now available to view online. 1 CPDU will be available for active IHSCDEA members Who watch the entire video
ENROLL HERE
State Conference

State Conference

Recordings of the State conference sessions are available in the workshops tab of your membership portal. Watching these sessions can earn you up to 3 hours of CPDUs 

Driver Education

Driver Education

The IHSCDEA has partnered with University of St. Francis College of Education to provide Driver Education courses for educators interested in pursuing a Driver Education endorsement.

Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

Since our inception in the early Fifties, the IHSCDEA has a group of distinguished individuals recognized for their commitment and dedication to Illinois driver education and traffic safety.

Teacher of the Year

Teacher of the Year

We recognize individual instructors every year who are outstanding educators.  The purpose of these award is to give recognition to driver and traffic safety education teachers who exemplify the highest standards of their profession

Grant Opportunities

The ComEd Electric Vehicles (EVs) For Education Program is available to public schools in the ComEd service territory that operate an internal Driver Education Program and meet other specific eligibility requirements as described in this document. Please click on the ComEd logo to get started.

ISSP GRANT OPPORTUNITY

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Pedestrian/Bicycle Safety Grant Opportunity

Presented by the Illinois Student Safety Project & the Illinois Public Health Association

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The deadline for interested to schools to fill out the ISSP Google Form was 10/29/2021, however we are still accepting a few last minute applicants.

Schools who qualify for this grant must have at least part of your district in the 23 county model from IDOT (see map). 

****UPDATE: This grant opportunity has been extended to outside of the 23 county map. Those Interested may still apply by using the Google Form linked above****

Grant Logistics:

  • Participating schools will be awarded $2000 to fund their efforts.
  • Participating educators will be assigned a…
    • ISSP Community Lead
    • ISSP Youth Advisory Lead
  • Participating Teams will complete:
    • Leadership Matrix
    • Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Program
    • Problem Solving Training
    • SMART Goals
    • Project Planning and Execution
       
  • ISSP Awards Program: 
  • May 5, 2021 (Effingham IL @ Spring IHSCDEA Conference)
  • Students will present projects (see Award Program Document)
  •  Informational Meeting: via Zoom (Nov. 10th) @ 7:30 p.m.

 

     ~Jennifer Brown, President IHSCDEA

About IHSCDEA

The Illinois High School & College Driver Education Association is a professional teaching organization that was established in 1952. We are composed primarily of high school and college driver education instructors, supervisors, coordinators and safety enthusiasts throughout Illinois. We have over 700 members & represent over 600 public high schools in Illinois.
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Membership that matters

Our members receive many benefits that are crucial to the profession.  There is regular communication on important news as well as information for better teaching.
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Member Benefits

  • Member Portal
  • Idea Journals
  • Legislative and Professional News
  • State and Regional Conferences
  • Online Documents and Webinars
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Current Corporate Members & Affiliates

Meet the Board

Positions to the Board of Directors are elected by IHSCDEA members. Terms of office are different for each position but elections are held annually.