The New York State Professional Development Seminars (PDS) is a mandatory, one-day refresher course for SBDIs, with a different topic taught each year. SBDIs must attend one of the courses to retain their certification as a School Bus Driver Instructor. See below for a complete list of scheduled PDS class dates, locations and instructors.

2018 Pre-Session Assignment: PDF Download

Please note, when registering you must provide your own email address. If you do not have a working email, you may enter an alternate email address in the CC field. Thank you.

Upcoming Courses

PDS # Date(s) Host [Company Name] Location [City] Instructor(s) Register
3 April 25, 2018 Sullivan County BOCES Liberty, NY Betty Hughes & Peter Brockman Register
4 April 25, 2018 Owego-Apalachin CSD Owego, NY Lisa Leber Register
5 April 25, 2018 Nassau BOCES Garden City, NY Barbara Gildea & Lorraine Misciagno Register
6 April 26, 2018 PTSI East Syracuse, NY Deb Stevens & Faye Stevens Register
7 April 27, 2018 Western Suffolk BOCES Wheatley Heights, NY Barbara Gildea & Tom Gillison Register
8 April 28, 2018 Erie 1 BOCES West Seneca, NY Joe LaMarca & Faye Stevens Register
9 April 30, 2018 Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES Auburn, NY Judy Clarke & Jim Ellis Register
10 April 30, 2018 OHM BOCES New Heartford, NY Bill Hoosty & Jim Brown Register
11 May 1, 2018 Western Suffolk BOCES Wheatley Heights, NY Laura Green Haley & Susan Soudant-Dello Ioio Register
12 May 2, 2018 WSWHE BOCES Saratoga Springs, NY Paul Overbaugh & Harold Nicholson Register
13 May 2, 2018 Southern Westchester BOCES - Valhalla Valhalla, NY Nicki Ilasi & James Minihan Register
14 May 3, 2018 Orange-Ulster BOCES Goshen, NY Betty Hughes & Patricia Kristoferson Coyne Register
15 May 4, 2018 Canandaigua Transportation & Operations Center Canandaigua, NY Joseph LaMarca & Cindy Streber Register
16 May 4, 2018 Jefferson-Lewis BOCES Watertown, NY Deborah Stevens & Faye Stevens Register
17 May 5, 2018 Suffolk Transs-Bayshore Bayshore, NY Laura Greene-Halley & Lori-Ann Savino Register
18 May 7, 2018 Cherry Valley Cherry Valley, NY Bill Hoosty Register
19 May 7, 2018 Rockland County BOCES West Nyack, NY Jim Minihan & Maria Sonaly Caro Register
20 May 8, 2018 Erie 1 BOCES West Seneca, NY Pete James & Joe LaMarca Register
21 May 9, 2018 Madison Oneida BOCES Oneida, NY Bill Hoosty & Jim Brown Register
22 May 9, 2018 Hatzolah Ambulance Brooklyn, NY Calvin Bent & Paul Overbaugh Register
23 May 10, 2018 Adirondack Trailways Hurley, NY Patricia Kristoferson Coyne & Harold Nicholson Register
24 May 11, 2018 PTSI East Syracuse, NY Deb Stevens & William Hoosty Register
25 May 12, 2018 University of Albany - East Campus Rennselaer, NY Michael Martucci & Calvin Bent Register
26 May 12, 2018 First Student - Buffalo- District Office Buffalo, NY Bill Hoosty & Joe LaMarca Register