January 6, 2020

PDS for SBDIs

Cost: Free

ALL MATERIALS MUST BE POST MARKED BY JUNE 25TH. There will be NO hardships given this year.

The New York State Professional Development Seminar (PDS) is a mandatory, one-day refresher course for School Bus Driver Instructors (SBDI’s), with a different topic taught each year.  SBDI’s must attend one of the courses each year to retain their certification as a School Bus Driver Instructor.  

  • There are 50 locations/dates to choose from, running from Apr. 1st through May 15th.
    YOU CAN ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE CLASS.  This will be strictly enforced!
  • Each session begins promptly at 8am, with registration at 7:45.  No late entrants allowed.  Sessions end at 4:30pm
  • 2 copies of the pre-session assignment must be turned in to enter your PDS.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

2020 PDS Pre-Session Assignment:  Download

PTSI is open under current CDC and NYS Guidelines and restrictions.
Effective June 8, 2020, we are observing our regular summer hours Monday through Thursday, 8am to 4:30pm, closed on Fridays.
Thank you and stay safe!
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