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Driver Info and Classes

2022-2023 Training Schedule

*All Meetings are Held at CCPS Administrative Services Center (ASC) Unless Otherwise Noted*

This schedule is subject to change. School makeup sessions will be released as soon as possible. 

Summer In-Service 
August 18, 2022 9:30 AM-11:30 AM


SPED In-Service
August 25, 2022  9:30 AM-11:30 AM  


School Meetings
September 19-28, 2022  9:15 AM-10:15 AM
October 3-6, 2022 9:15 AM-10:15 AM


Driver CORE
October 10-11, 2022 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
November 3-4, 2022 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
January 23-24, 2023 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
February 13-14, 2023    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
March 13-14, 2023 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
April 20-21, 2023 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
May 15-16, 2023 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
June 22-23, 2023 9:00 AM-3:00 PM


October 7, 2022 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
December 8, 2022   10:00 AM-2:00 PM
January 30, 2023 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
March 9, 2023 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
May 9, 2023 10:00 AM-2:00 PM


First Aid/CPR  


Defensive Driving  

SPED Core: Required 1 day class with 4.5 hours of classroom and hands-on instruction. COMAR requires a minimum of 2 hours, CCPS requires a minimum of 4 hours. This training is required for any driver or assistant before they can be on one of our lift buses.

Core: This is a 2-day comprehensive class required for any new driver. In this class we focus on COMAR requirements and CCPS policies and procedures. Each instructional day is 6 hours. Instruction includes rules, regulations and requirements for being a school bus driver in Cecil County. COMAR minimum is 8 hours of classroom instruction.

Defensive Driving: This is a 3-day class required by CCPS for all drivers within the first 6 months of certification. The class consists of 8 hours of classroom instruction which includes the basic principles of defensive driving.

First Aid/CPR: This is a 2-day class consisting of 8 hours of instruction. First Aid is required by COMAR  and CPR is required by CCPS. Instruction is hands-on training in basic first aid, CPR and AED.

-CPR is Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

-AED is Automated External Defibrillator

In-service: Required by COMAR. Drivers must get 6 hours of continuing education a year. If SPED certified, a driver is required to have 8 hours per year. For Assistants - only required to have 2 hours per year. Must attend to stay certified.

In-service Makeup: For drivers and assistants who did not fulfill their required in-service hours for the year.


The Code of Maryland Regulations, often referred to as COMAR, is the official compilation of all administrative regulations issued by agencies of the state of Maryland.