Driver Education Endorsement Courses

REAL has partnered with the Illinois High School College Driver Education Association (IHSCDEA) to provide Driver Education courses for educators interested in pursuing a Safety and Driver Education endorsement.

Driver Education Courses offered at USF

Each title listed is three (3) semester hours and tuition is $1,000 per course.

EEND 615 Injury Prevention & Safety
EEND 616 Driver Task Analysis
EEND 617 Methods of Teaching Driver Education: Classroom
EEND 618 Methods of Teaching Driver Education: Behind the Wheel
EEND 619 Methods of Teaching Advanced, Evasive, Simulation and Range


ISBE Requirements for Safety and Driver Education Endorsements

Hold a valid PEL with a Secondary Teaching Endorsement and
complete 24 semester hours with 12 hours earned at the upper division as follows:

3 semester hours in injury prevention or safety (EEND 615)

9 semester hours in driver education that include:

  • Driving task analysis/introduction to driver education​ (EEND 616)
  • Teaching driver education in the classroom​ (EEND 617)
  • Teaching the laboratory portion of the driver education course, including on-street teaching under the supervision of a qualified driver education teacher, advanced driver education, and emergency evasive driving maneuvers​ (EEND 618)

12 semester hours in at least four (4) of the following areas:

  • First aid, adolescent/young adult psychology (Click Here for EEND 630)
  • Any safety-related issue relevant to driver education, advanced driver education in use of simulation/multiple care programs (EEND 619)
  • Health and wellness (Click Here for EEND 731 or EEND 734)
  • Care and prevention of injuries, alcohol/drug abuse issues (Click Here for EEND 733)
  • Driver Education for students with disabilities
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Join an upcoming cohort

Please complete the IHSCDEA Cohort Interest Form to express your interest in joining an upcoming cohort.

Interested in applying these courses toward a Master’s Degree?

All REAL course offerings, including the Driver Education endorsement courses listed above, may be used toward the M.S. in Teaching and Learning degree program at University of St. Francis. Learn more at