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Driver Education Provider Resources

​Application to Become a New ODOT-Approved Driver Education Provider

Provider Requirements
Application to Become an ODOT-Approved Provider
New Provider Assurance Form

If you are interested in starting a new driver education school, the Western Oregon University website has some information to get you started.

Provider Cheat Sheet​ (Certificate Requests and Other Processes)​

Non-ODOT Approved Playbook Order Form

This curriculum was created primarily in Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010. Use of the software listed below will provide the best possible performance.

It is packed with engaging digital content. To best interact with and display content, specific hardware and software are required.
 
Warning:
Office 2010 presentations will NOT function properly when using an earlier version of Office. Office 2010 will run in the 32-bit version of Windows XP, but the functions of this curriculum have NOT been tested using Windows XP.
 
Basic hardware includes:
An internal or external DVD drive, digital projector, external speakers and a computer capable of running software as outlined below.
 

Note: Some, if not all, of the content may be useable with earlier versions of the operating systems and applications. However, those listed here are the minimum standard that this curriculum was designed and tested to work with. Some, if not all, of the content may be useable with earlier versions of the operating systems and applications. However, those listed here are the minimum standard that this curriculum was designed and tested to work with.

1. PC Users

a. Microsoft Office 2010 (primarily PowerPoint 2010 performs best on Windows 7 or higher).

b. Windows Media Player

c. Adobe Reader
    i. Windows 7 users, Adobe Reader 10
    ii. Windows 8 users, Adobe Reader 11

2. Mac Users

a. Microsoft Office 2011 (primarily PowerPoint 2011 requires Mac OS 10.5.8 or higher).

b. Flip4Mac

c. VLC Media Player

d. Adobe Reader 11 or higher 

For Best Performance

1. If you have sufficient free space (8 GB) available on your computer's disk drive, copy the contents of the CD-ROM in its entirety to a folder on that drive.

2. Launch the Playbook from the folder you created above.

For PowerPoint Presentation

When you open a PowerPoint presentation, the default mode of the "show" mode. If a PowerPoint file opens in the traditional "template mode, this means there are instructor notes under the slides that can only be accessed in template mode.

If your computer is equipped with the correct hardware, these files can be opened in template mode and show the slide on the screen and at the same time show the notes on the PC or laptop. 

 
 

Note to users regarding SDES

The first time you access the SSL VPN (SDES Database) from a computer, your computer will automatically download the Endpoint Component Manager. The installation window for the Endpoint Component will be displayed in your browser, which contains instructions on how to proceed. A Security Warning pop-up message may also appear. If the pop-up message appears:

1. Click to install Microsoft Forefront Unified Access Gateway
2. Select Student Data Entry System when prompted.

This program runs best when used with Internet Explorer.

You must enable Java Script on your computer for SDES to run correctly.

SDES Login
   SDES Login
 
For a full listing of available materials please visit the Transportation Safety Division Printed Media page.
 

Why Drive With Ed logo 

Jody Raska
Driver Education Program Manager
503-580-8112
 
Mary DeFerrari
Quality Assurance Specialist
971-283-1030

Transportation Safety Division
ODOT-TLC Building, MS 3
4040 Fairview Industrial Drive SE
Salem, OR 97302-1142
 

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