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Virginia Association of Driver Education and Traffic Safety (VADETS)

VADETS is a Professional Driver Education Association with the mission to improve the quality of driver education and provide effective instruction to new drivers in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The VADETS membership is drawn from over 2,500 driver education professionals who teach in public, private, and driver training schools.

We hope you find the information and links useful in your quest to provide young drivers with the skills needed to drive a motor vehicle safely.

If you have questions, please feel free to contact us.

Did you miss the VADETS conferences this year? You can still register for the recorded presentations that took place on

October 6, 2022. No recertification points can be awarded for the recorded sessions.  Cost is $70.  Click the Join Us button to register.


SAVE THE DATE:  The VADETS Onsite Conference will be held at JMU on Sunday, July 9th. 

Driven To Protect Discovery Hub

See the link below to see an overview about the Driven to Protect Discovery Hub: https://youtu.be/Hg9MLhkoBV8.

This is a great way for educators to learn more about their online resources.  Download  social media content from Driven To Protect for Teen/Driver safety week.



Poster, Bumper Sticker, License Plate Contest

The Virginia Association of Driver Education and Traffic Safety (VADETS) is sponsoring a 2023 poster, bumper sticker, and license plate contest. The contest will be judged at the VADETS State Conference in July, 2023. The theme is general traffic safety and students should select issues or topics they feel are important to driver education. Each school should conduct its own contest and teachers may submit the best three (3) entries in each category at the conference. All submissions for contests are due 6/1/2023.  Questions may be submitted to VADETSinfo@gmail.com.



Teachers can submit a picture of  posters, bumper stickers & license plates to this Google Folder (name file with student's name) and bring them to the conference  or mail them to:


VADETS

PO Box 1

Powhatan, VA 23139









TEACHER OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to our Driver Education Teachers of the Year!

Classroom TOY:

 Krista Link - Prince William County  Schools 

Classroom TOY: 

John Eddinger - Loudoun County Public Schools

In-Car TOY: 

 Mike Piacesi - Prince William County Schools


For information about Teacher of the Year and to nominate a teacher for next school year, please visit this link to download and email (vadetsinfo@gmail.com) or mail the completed form to:

VADETS Teacher of the Year Committee 

PO Box 1

Powhatan, Va  23139



TOY nominations are due 6/1/2023.







Curriculum Workbooks


This 116-page study guide/workbook provides the framework for the content in the Curriculum and is also designed to assist students in learning safety concepts.


Cost

$125 per case + 20% Shipping and Handling

Each case contains 50 study guide/workbooks

Workbooks shipped in multiples of 50 only

Workbook Order Form

For additional information email vadetsworkbooks@gmail.com






CONTACT US


VADETS for Teachers

vadetsinfo@gmail.com

VADETS Online Driver Education Program 

vadetsonline@gmail.com

VADETS Workbooks

vadetsworkbooks@gmail.com


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