May 9, 2017

SBDI Course

Price of Course: $920.00

Are you looking to take your career to a new level? Does your operation’s training meet the requirements established by the NYS Department of Education? If you answered “yes” to the first question and “no” to the second, you should consider becoming a School Bus Driver Instructor (SBDI).

PTSI conducts this 5-day course with state-of-the-art technology and top-notch instructors – NYSED Certified Master Instructors, selected from the finest in New York State. Here is your opportunity to receive the most advanced training needed to conduct effective training programs for your employees and coworkers. Learn current requirements for your department/operation to be fully compliant with New York State Department of Education Guidelines and Regulations. NYS Department of Education prerequisites to be certified to take this course are listed below.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Currently employed in pupil transportation
  • Completed Basic School Bus Driver Course (Not needed prior to course. Must be completed before submitting post session assignment)
  • Completed Advanced School Bus Driver Course or another DMV approved PIRP Course (Not needed prior to course. Must be completed before submitting post session assignment)
  • Zero points on driving record

Benefits of This Course

  • Takes your career to the “next level”!
  • SBDI course offered by PTSI, the leading nonprofit school bus safety educational organization in the country
  • State-of-the-art instruction led by experienced, professional Master Instructors
  • Meets all New York State Education Department requirements for certification
Please note, when registering you must provide your own email address. If you do not have a working email, you may enter an alternate email address in the CC field. Thank you.

Upcoming Courses

Date(s)Host [Company Name]Location [City]Instructor(s)Register
November 3, 4, 5, 15, 16, 2021Pupil TransportationEast Syracuse, NYKathy FurneauxRegister
November 11, 12, 13, 19, 20, 2021Hampton InnCentral Valley, NYJim MinihanRegister
January 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 2022First Student Rochester, NY Bill HoostyRegister
February 10, 11, 12, 18, 19, 2022Hampton InnCentral Valley, NYJim MinihanRegister
February 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 2022Pupil TransportationEast Syracuse, NYKathy FurneauxRegister
March 9, 10, 11, 14, 15, 2022University of AlbanyRensselaer, NYCindy JurewiczRegister
April 28, 29, 30, May 6, 7, 2022Hampton InnCentral Valley, NYJim MinihanRegister
June 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 2022University of AlbanyRensselaer, NYHarold NicholsonRegister
June 29, 30, July 1, 7, 8, 2022Pupil TransportationEast Syracuse, NYKathy FurneaxRegister
July 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 2022Horseheads CSDHorseheads, NYBill HoostyRegister
August 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 2022Hampton InnCentral Valley, NYJim MinihanRegister
August 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 2022First Student Rochester, NYBill HoostyRegister
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