PRIOR APPROVAL FOR TRAINING: New instructors must apply for licensing and be approved for training BEFORE being permitted to register for any of these trainings. If a new instructor attends without approval to become a Traffic Safety instructor, there will not be a refund for any courses taken.
To apply to become a Traffic Safety Instructor, or to check on the status of your license or application, contact the appropriate person listed below.
Andy S. Peña, UNM Transportation Safety Center, Program Manager
2018-2019 TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
40 Hour New Instructor Training- February 18-22, 2019. UNM Continuing Education, North Bldg. Conference Room B.
8 Hour Recertification Training Conference- June 7, 2019. UNM Continuing Education, North Bldg., Conference Rooms B&C- Breakout sessions TBA.
8 Hour DWI Facilitator- June 14, 2019. UNM Continuing Education, South Bldg. Room 108.
8 Hour Teaching Techniques- June 13, 2019 (Tentative) UNM Continuing Education, South Bldg., Room 108
40 Hour New Instructor Training- June 17-21, 2019 (Tentative) UNM Continuing Education, South Bldg., Room 108
Class size is limited -all courses require prior approval from the Transportation Safety Center before enrolling. Classes close one week before the class start date. Be advised that if you do register before you have authorization and your instructor application is denied, you will not entitled to refund of the tuition fee (where applicable). Instructions for registration are available online at: http://ce.unm.edu/registration.
Register Online: http://dcereg.com
By Phone: (505) 277-0077 ext: 1
By Fax: (505) 277-1990
By Mail: UNM Continuing Education, Attention: Registration
MSC07 4030, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
This conference provides 8 hours of Continuing Education Units to satisfy the recertiﬁcation requirements for:
Driver Education Instructors
Driving Safety Instructors
DWI School Facilitators
This is mandatory for all Driver Education Instructors whose 3 year (Public School teachers) or 5 year (Private School teachers) recertiﬁcation is due, see Rule 184.108.40.206H.
This class will help prepare new teachers to create effective classroom environments, presentations, and teaching plans. It is mandatory for the following instructors (who have not already taken the class):
• Driver Education Instructors who do not have a teaching license, see Rule 220.127.116.11F.
• Driving Safety Instructors, see Rule 18.104.22.168F; this may be waived with documentation of a teaching certiﬁcate.
This class is also open to current DWI School Facilitators, Driving Safety and Driver Education Instructors for CEU purposes. This class can only be taken for Continuing Education Units every 2 years.
Instructor Steven Peretti, MA
This class is open to new DWI Facilitators that HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR TRAINING. This class is required for all DWI School Facilitators and Owners.
It will teach Facilitators and Owners how to teach the State curriculum within the DWI school setting.
The Facilitator’s role is to provide support by helping the DWI School participants to honestly evaluate their drinking and driving behavior and ﬁnd ways to make positive changes through the development of an effective Personal Action Plan.
Saturday (8-5) and Sunday (8-12) classes, August 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, 2016
This 40-hour course provides instruction strategies for teaching Driver Education in the classroom and behind the wheel. Completion of this training is required in order to be certiﬁed to teach Driver Education in either private Driver Education schools or in public schools. Instructors currently teaching classroom curriculum or behind the wheel on a training waiver are required to take this class in order to continue teaching.
This class is only open to new Driver Education Instructors that HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR TRAINING.
Instructor: Todd Endres, MA
This 40-hour course on August 13, 14, 20, 21, and 27th provides instruction strategies for teaching Driver Education in the classroom and behind the wheel. Completion of this training is required in order to be certiﬁed to teach Driver Education in either private Driver Education schools or in public schools. Instructors currently teaching classroom curriculum or behind the wheel on a training waiver are required to take this class in order to continue teaching.
This class is only open to new Driver Education Instructors that HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR TRAINING. To verify that you are approved, please contact your licensing representative.