May 9, 2017

SBDI Course

Price of Course: $895.00

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
  • Completed Advanced School Bus Driver Course or another DMV approved PIRP Course
  • 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
June 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 2019Pupil Transportation Safety InstituteEast Syracuse, NYPat BaileyRegister
June 26, 27, 28, July 1, 2, 2019Capital Region BOCESAlbany, NYHarold NicholsonRegister
July 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 2019First Student - RochesterRochester, NYBill HoostyRegister
July 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 2019Horseheads CSDHorseheads, NYBill HoostyRegister
July 25, 26, 27, Aug 2, 3, 2019Ossining Union Free School DistrictOssining, NYJim MinihamRegister
July 30, 31, August 1, 6, 7, 2019Pupil Transportation Safety InstituteEast Syracuse, NY Pat Bailey Register
August 14, 15, 16, 23, & 24, 2019University of AlbanyAlbany, NYCindy JurewiczRegister
October 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 2019Pupil Transportation Safety InstituteEast Syracuse, NY Pat BaileyRegister