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.
DRIVE SMART Virginia
DRIVE SMART Virginia is excited to announce that the 10th Annual Distracted Driving Summit will be held in Blacksburg, Virginia at the Inn at Virginia Tech and Conference Center on September 13-14, 2023! We hope you'll be able to join us. You can expect more information in the new year. Mark your calendars!!
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:
PO Box 1
Powhatan, VA 23139
TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Congratulations to our Driver Education Teachers of the Year!
Krista Link - Prince William County Schools
John Eddinger - Loudoun County Public Schools
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) or mail the completed form to:
VADETS Teacher of the Year Committee
PO Box 1
Powhatan, Va 23139
TOY nominations are due 5/1/2023.
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