Regional Office of Education #13

Serving Clinton, Jefferson, Marion and Washington Counties

Bus Driver Training

The Regional Office of Education #13 is responsible for conducting and keeping records of the initial training that is required for all new school bus drivers prior to getting a bus permit, and the annual refresher workshop that is required in the twelve month period prior to renewing their school bus permit. Experienced drivers must take a two hour refresher course annually, and all new rivers must take an eight hour course in school bus driver safety and first aid, as prescribed by the Illinois State Board of Education and administered by the ROE.

Click here for a copy of the School Bus Driver Training Curriculum

ROE 13 Bus Driver Training Schedule 2022/2023

Click the date to register for the course. If you have questions about your registration or the bus driver courses, please contact Susan Diehl at 618-244-8040 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Date Time Location Capacity
Saturday, October 22, 2022     INITIAL TRAINING
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.      
Regional Office of Education, 1710 Broadway, Mt. Vernon   
Monday, October 3, 2022    REFRESHER TRAINING   
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Regional Office of Education, 1710 Broadway, Mt. Vernon 30

Clinton County
930 B Fairfax, Carlyle, IL
Phone: 618-594-2432
Fax: 618-594-7192
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Jefferson County
1710 Broadway,
Mt. Vernon 62864
Phone: 618-244-8040
Fax: 618-241-7868
Hours 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Marion County
1475 West Whittaker Street, Salem IL 62881
Phone: 618-548-3885
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.