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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 School Bus Ontario (SBO).
For 31 years, the P.R.I.D.E. Program has provided fleet driver instructors with powerful, non-lecture adult training techniques and philosophies that resonate with new and seasoned drivers to encourage and sustain safe commercial driving habits.
We look forward to receiving registrations for the Certification and Recertification Programs. New for 2022 – registration forms can be completed on-line and submitted electronically. After completing the form, simply click the “Submit” box. The P.R.I.D.E. Program will contact you to confirm your program registration. Registration is now open using the links below.
2022 Certification Dates:
*The P.R.I.D.E. Certification Program will be updated as per MTO requirements and as a result the program will be extended by one day to include the required criteria. We anticipate the program will launch in May 2022 as noted above and on the 2022 registration form.
The new program will include all original program content and new MTO requirements. To further enhance the program, MTO written and road test content will be included as well as a session on developing effective safety meetings.
The 2022 registration fee for the Certification Program will be $2,795 for association members. The fee increase of $200 is the first increase in 6 years and reflects increasing costs and the new program development and implementation.
Certification Program web page (includes registration form): https://schoolbusontario.ca/pride-program/
Certification Program registration form: https://schoolbusontario.ca/pride-registration/
2022 Recertification Dates:
The 2022 registration fee for the Recertification Program will be $495. The fee increase of $50 is the first increase in 7 years and reflects increasing costs.
Recertification Program web page (includes registration form) – https://schoolbusontario.ca/pride-recertification/
Recertification Program registration form – https://schoolbusontario.ca/pride-recertification-form/
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