How do I get DPI Licensure?
An add-on license to a current teaching license in the state of North Carolina (12 semester hours). Courses for licensure as a driver education teacher in the public school system are available on campus or via the East Carolina University distance education program. Prior admission to East Carolina University is required for enrollment.
Readmission (For those that haven't taken a course for a major term or longer)
Online Readmission Application for Undergraduate Post Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure (http://www.ecu.edu/admissions/Applications.cfm)
Paper Readmission Application for Undergraduate Post Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure (http://www.ecu.edu/admissions/Applications.cfm)
Request for Transcript Form
Successful completion of the following 12 semester hours is needed for licensed teachers to obtain add-on licensure in driver education. The North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) administers a required written test and road test as part of the licensure process.
** Please note the information in the Undergraduate Catalog is not correct. For questions, please contact Dr. Shrader at firstname.lastname@example.org.
DRED 2000: Introduction to Driver and Traffic Safety* - 3 semester hours; offered in fall, spring, & summer semesters; textbook and valid driver's license required.
DRED 2330: K-12 Safety Education* - 3 semester hours; offered in fall, spring, and summer semesters
DRED 3309: Advanced Driver and Traffic Safety Education* - 3 semester hours; offered in fall and summers semesters; textbook required
DRED 3320/3321: Laboratory programs in Driver and Traffic Safety Education* - 3 semester hours; offered ONLY in spring semester; course requires an on-campus weekend visit to East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina.
* The semester that a particular course is offered is subject to change. Please consult the Division of Continuing Studies and the official university course registration schedule for current course offerings.