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Driver Education for Teens

NEW - Online Registration Available

This program is designed for high school students, ages 15 years and 10 months through 19 years. Successful completion of this course earns a certificate that students may present to the DMV for a Drivers Permit.

Courses are offered at most high schools, CCRI's four campus locations, and various locations throughout the state.

NEW - The Parent's Supervised Driving Program for Rhode Island is designed to improve teen driver safety by providing parents and guardians with a methodical approach to teaching the requisite driving skills. Parents or guardians are responsible for making certain that their teen has completed no less than 50 hours of supervised driving.Check out the PDF Manual and download the Road Ready App on this website

Registration Information

  1. Participant must be a minimum age of 15 years, 10 months by the first class. Participants can register earlier but must be the required age by the first day of class.
  2. Registration form must be completed and submitted with payment. 
  3. Proof of age must be submitted on the first day of class (a copy of your birth certificate, passport, or baptismal record). No refunds will be given if a student is younger than 15 years, 10 months on the first day. 
  4. Individuals who require accommodations in a Drivers Ed course should contact Carla Assalone, at least 40 days prior to the course start date. Please include your name, phone number, and best time to call in the e-mail. 
  5. NEW - 15th Edition - Students who enroll in driver’s education classes must purchase their own copy of the textbook, “How to Drive: Making Driver Education Fun and Easy!” 15th edition prior to their first class meeting. The book costs $21.95 and will be available in the Warwick, Lincoln and Providence bookstores and online for an additional shipping cost. View hours and locations or order online at the CCRI Bookstore’s Website at Students will not be able to purchase books in class and must bring this book to their first class meeting. PLEASE DO NOT COME TO CLASS WITH THE 14TH EDITION.
  6. For class refunds, students must cancel at least 48 hours before first class. No refunds or credits will be given if cancellation is less than 48 hours before start.
  7. If a student misses the first class, the student will be dropped from the class and must register and pay for another class.  

For classes that begin prior to April 30, 2020 Please print and complete the following Registration Form and return to a CCRI Workforce office.

Registration Form

For classes that begin on or after May 1, 2020, use NEW ONLINE REGISTRATION SYSTEM

Online registration is paid by credit card ONLY.

Cash, check or money order walk-in registrations will be accepted in Warwick, Lincoln and Providence ONLY. There is no Driver’s Ed registration in Newport.

No fax or mail-in registrations will be accepted beginning May 1, 2020.

Important Details

  1. If a school location is closed for any reason, driver education is cancelled at that location. 
  2. Detailed permit and license information is available through the RI DMV website.
  3. To request an in-state RI replacement certificate of completion, please complete and return the replacement form.
  4. To transfer an out-of-state license to Rhode Island, read the instructions

View Upcoming Classes on or after May 1, 2020 »

View Upcoming Classes through April 30, 2020 »




$110* Textbook is an additional $21.95  *includes $10 non-refundable registration fee


Time Commitment


33 hours Schedule varies by course

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Please visit the Driver Ed Instructor Resources page for teaching resources.

Instructor Resources



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