January 6, 2020


Cost: Free

Info about the 2021 PDS will be posted by January 2021.

2020 PDS hardships are due at PTSI no later than October 30, 2020.

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.

PTSI is open under current CDC and NYS Guidelines and restrictions.
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