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The Otsego Area Occupational Center and the Northern Catskills Occupational Center will be closed through the remainder of the school year
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30-Hour School Bus Driver Course

30-Hour School Bus Driver Course


 FALL 30-Hour School Bus Driver Course

A basic 30-hour course consisting of fifteen units is conducted once anually by a state-certified instructor. This course meets the regulations of the New York State Education Department which requires that each school bus driver completes a course of instruction in school bus safety practice within the first year of employment. The New York State Education Department curriculum is followed and meets section 156.3 regulations. Participants are eligible for point and insurance reduction. Enrollees are awarded a Certificate of Completion by the State Education Department upon successful completion of all requirements 

The FALL 2019-2020  dates at NCOC are:

  • Friday, October 18
  • Saturday, October 19
  • Friday, October 25
  • Saturday, October 26
  • Friday, November 1
  • Saturday, November 2

 The SPRING 2019-2020  dates at OAOC in Milford NY are: 

  • Friday, April 17
  • Satirday, April 18
  • Friday, April 24
  • Saturday, April 25 
  • Friday, May 1
  • Saturday, May 2 

Hard copies of the registration materials are mailed in late summer for the fall course and late fall for the spring course and are also posted here.

If you have questions regarding the program, or if you are unsure if your district is currently a member of this CoSer, please contact us. 

      243 Fitzelle Hall, SUNY Oneonta
      Oneonta, NY 13820

      Phone: (607)-436-2533
      Fax: (607)-436-2015

      E-mail: [email protected]

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