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.

2017 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 28, 2017 PTSI East Syracuse, NY Bill Hoosty & Deborah Stevens Register
4 April 28, 2017 First Student Buffalo, NY Pete James & Peter Lawrence Register
5 April 29, 2017 East Irondequoit CSD Rochester, NY Peter Lawrence & Faye Stevens Register
6 May 1, 2017 Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES Auburn, NY Jim Ellis & Judy Clark Register
7 May 2, 2017 Capital Region BOCES Albany, NY Betty Hughes & Harold Nicholson Register
8 May 4, 2017 Orange/Ulster BOCES Goshen, NY Peter Brockman & James Minihan Register
9 May 4, 2017 Cherry Valley CSD Transportation Cherry Valley, NY Bill Hoosty & Harold Nicholson Register
10 May 5, 2017 Jefferson-Lewis BOCES Watertown, NY Faye Stevens & Deborah Stevens Register
11 May 5, 2017 Canandaigua CSD Transportation Canandaigua, NY Roxanne Bocyck & Joe LaMarca Register
12 May 6, 2017 STA/Ridge Road Express Lockport, NY Joseph LaMarca & Pete James Register
13 May 8, 2017 So. Westchester BOCES Valhalla, NY James Minihan & Lee Martucci Register
14 May 9, 2017 Hatzolah Ambulance Brooklyn, NY Paul Overbaugh & Calvin Bent Register
15 May 10, 2017 Adirondack Trailways Hurley, NY Betty Hughes & Laura Green Haley Register
16 May 10, 2017 Nassau BOCES Garden City, NY Barbara Gildea & Wilhelm Gibbs Register
17 May 11, 2017 PTSI East Syracuse, NY William Hoosty & Cindy Streber Register
18 May 12, 2017 Rockland County BOCES West Nyack, NY Lee Martucci & Michael Martucci Register
19 May 12, 2017 Erie 1 BOCES West Seneca, NY Pete James & Joe LaMarca Register
20 May 12, 2017 University of Albany Rennselaer, NY Elizabeth Hughes & Paul Overbaugh Register
21 May 13, 2017 Suffolk Transportation Bayshore, NY Frank Klein & Lori-Ann Savino Register