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About CIESC Driver Education

  • Available to students at least 15 years of age
  • Approved by Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles
  • Non-profit, organized by member school districts
  • Certified and Licensed Indiana teachers
  • Offering both traditional classroom setting and online class
  • Each student will receive 30 hours of classroom instruction (or online equivalent) and 6 hours of behind the wheel instruction


Driver Education - Mission

DriverEdLogo1SMALLOur Mission: Highest Quality, Affordable Price
A major objective of the Central Indiana Educational Service Center (CIESC) is to provide the best quality driver education and traffic safety program to the greatest number of students at the most affordable price. The delivery of this program is provided through member public high schools that comprise of the CIESC membership and online. Specific goals of the program include:
  • To help promote lifetime learning opportunities in the field of traffic safety, which will instill the skills, habits, and attitudes necessary to achieve positive driving behaviors and values.
  • To develop behavior patterns involving defensive driving skills based on the concepts of targeting, visual reference points, zone control, and intended path of travel.
  • To coordinate CIESC efforts with those of other organizations toward a common goal of driver/passenger risk reduction. These organizations include private, public, and civic groups as well as local and state police agencies, the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, the insurance industry, and other corporate groups.
  • To work with all appropriate and interested parties in the united effort to maximize traffic safety, the result of which is intended to reduce traffic accidents and injuries affecting all communities.
Instructors: The quality of education any school offers is only as good as its instructors and we are proud of ours. Not just any instructor - most CIESC instructors are licensed Indiana teachers. Moreover, all of our instructors have years of experience teaching or working with high school students in a various capacities. Finally, all course content and driving instruction has been developed by Indiana high school teachers with your student in mind. Every aspect of the education provided by CIESC DE is thus in complete adherence to the guidelines and standards defined by the BMV, DOE and Indiana legislature.

Public School Affiliation:  CIESC is the only official driver education provider established by and for the member public school districts. We coordinate our efforts in collaboration with local school districts to provide the highest quality and most reliable driver education program. Traditional classes are held at school sites by certified teachers.

Non-profit: The CIESC organization is a 503c non-profit and the Driver Education program has been established for the sole purpose of providing a quality instruction of a lifelong skill focused on the safety of beginning drivers.

Online Program: CIESC also provides a BMV and DOE approved online course developed by our staff specifically for our students. Students can take the course at home as their schedule allows for online portion course. Once the online portion is completed, students begin the behind the wheel instruction by one of our licensed instructors.

Please note: A driver education program consists of classroom/online instruction and 6 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction with an approved driver education provider.

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