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.
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68th IHSCDEA 2022 ANNUAL STATE CONFERENCE MAY 4th,5th,& 6th

WE ARE BACK TO A FACE TO FACE CONFERENCE!!! MORE INFO COMING SOON
2022 State Conference FlyerPREREGISTER HERE

STATE CONFERENCE SPECIAL SESSSION: ADAS and the Role of the Driver Educator

ADAS has great potential in eliminating or reducing the severity of vehicle crashes and saving lives. Driver education plays a significant role in preparing novice and experienced drivers alike to use their vehicle’s technologies safely and effectively.

Thursday (May 5th) 8:00-12:00 (4 CPDUS)
Friday (May 6th) 9:05-9:50 (1 CPDU)
This session is sponsored by NHTSA and is free with your 2022 State Conference registration

**You must pre-register for this workshop (attendance limited)**

PRE REGISTER HERE! 

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Illinois Student Safety Project

The ILLINOIS Student Safety Program (ISSP) HAS BEEN created BY GILLESPIE HIGH SCHOOL MPACT’D (Miners Preparing and Caring for Teen Driving) WITH THE SUPPORT OF THE IHSCDEA (ILLINOIS HIGH SCHOOL COLLEGE AND DRIVER EDUCATION ASSOCIATION) JANUARY OF 2020. 
Learn More about this leadership Opportunity for your Students
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            State Farm Grant Series


The State Farm grant series is back! We are hosting a three part virtual workshop on Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) with a focus on teaching students with special needs. The dates and times for the workshops are:  


Module 1 - NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Module 2 – NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

Module 3 – NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE

 

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Check out Virtual Driver Interactive's 2022 State Conference Exhibit

Illinois Schools Incorporate Driving Simulators into Classroom Curriculum:

VDI has installed over 130 driving simulators in Illinois school districts including Community High School District 94, Hinsdale South High School District 86, Hinsdale Central High School District 86, Libertyville High School, Valley View Community Union School District 365U, West Aurora School District 129, Wheaton Community Unit School District 200 and more.  Teachers and students alike have discovered that simulator training can impart knowledge and that transfers to real world driving.  Moreover, they have found that simulators offer an opportunity to learn from mistakes in a forgiving environment.

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State Conference

State Conference

The State Conference  is back! We are going to be face to face this year on May 4,5,& 6. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER 
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.

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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Illinois Driver Education Endorsement Programs

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

Tarsus

nea
iea
adtsea
driver ed market
ride illinois
os brake
nsc
SIU
ABATE
Ameren
State farm
PED
ISBE
cyberdrive
virtual driver interactive
Strive for Independence
COMED
Give them a brake
NHTSA
distress Bandanna
Gift of Hope
Youth Prevention Resource Center
AAIM

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.

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Educating Teens since 1952 in Driver Education

IHSCDEA
Wayne Hartmann
waynehartmann5661@gmail.com

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