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Professional Driver Instructor in Driver Education (P.R.I.D.E.), a joint venture of OMCA (Ontario Motor Coach Association), OPTA (Ontario Public Transit Association), and OSBA (Ontario School Bus Association), is a one-of-a-kind program that teaches driver instructors how to properly train drivers in their fleet.
Mandatory Training to Maintain MTO Signing Authority Designation – Updated 03/08/16
The Professional Instructor in Driver Education (P.R.I.D.E.) RECERTIFICATION Program is a joint venture of the Ontario Motor Coach Association (OMCA), Ontario Public Transit Association (OPTA) and Ontario School Bus Association (OSBA).
For information on the regular, 5-day P.R.I.D.E. program, please scroll to the bottom.
The Professional Instructor in Driver Education (P.R.I.D.E) Recertification Programs are now available to any “Signing Authority” (as designated by the Ontario Ministry of Transportation Driver Certification Program (DCP) or any previous graduate of the regular, five-day P.R.I.D.E. Certification Program.
Designed to reinforce Signing Authority instructor skills and adult education competencies and principles, this one-day program will provide recertification for the MTO Signing Authority designation and refresh previous P.R.I.D.E. Program methodologies. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
March 13-18 (March Break)
View the 2016 P.R.I.D.E. Program brochure (PDF) (*updated 04/19)
“I now know why the PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR IN DRIVER EDUCATION PROGRAM is a critical element in delivering our safety message. We arrived as a caterpillar, spun a little cocoon and by Friday we had developed wings. Our vision is now endless…our view has no limits…and our heights are only restricted by self limitations. The P.R.I.D.E. Team assembled is just an A-1 Class Act. When associated with this team, you just know you want to be successful and that you will succeed.” — John Piron, First Student
Michele O’Bright c/o The Ontario School Bus Association
Phone: 416-695-9965 x3