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Instructor Resource Page

Becoming an Oregon Instructor

If you are interested in becoming a driver education instructor in Oregon, here is some information to get you started.  
The driver education instructor courses required by the State of Oregon are offered through Western Oregon University, Division of Extended Programs, Traffic Safety Education.
Information about starting your own school can be found at the Western Oregon University Traffic Safety Education webpage. 
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Instructor Certification

For information regarding the new instructor certification requirements; please refer to the        Western Oregon University - Teaching Research Institute, Traffic Safety Education webpage and click on the Instructor Certification button.

WOU Instructor Look-Up

Continuing Education Criteria Checklist 

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Continuing Education


Western Oregon University - Training Research Institute offers classes to earn continuing education credits necessary for those who teach classroom or behind-the-wheel components of a traffic safety education program.  Click here to learn more 

Chemeketa Community College is offering online courses that count toward continuing education credits to meet instructor requirements.  Visit the Chemeketa CC website for class schedules and information on upcoming classes.  Register online or call Chemeketa directly at 503 584-7541.​

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Media and Publications

The Driver Education Media and Publications page
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Check out the Impact Teen Driving website for teen-approved activities, fact sheets and downloadable posters!  Impact Teen Drivers 
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