• Driver Education Announcements - SUMMER 2021

    Registration for the Summer Driver Ed program will CLOSE on Sunday, June 20th @ 11:00 pm. No registrations will be accepted after that date.
    Summer Driver Ed Program - please be aware that there are significant changes to the way the program is being run. We ask that you read through all program information before registering your child.
    Some highlights of the changes:
    • The program will begin on June 28th and end on August 27th.

    • Students will have to log into an online lecture, via Google Meet, twice a week & do the required assignments prior to the next class. Lectures will start on June 28th and end on August 20th.

    • Students must use their WCSD email address to do this. 

    • Out of district students who wish to enroll in the program must contact the Driver Ed office at 298-5000, x40137, so that we can issue a temporary WCSD email address to the student.

    • The Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) portion will done by the parents. It will begin the week of June 28th, and end by Friday, August 27th.

    • There will be a mandatory parent orientation on Tuesday, June 29th at Van Wyck JHS to go over the BTW requirements for instruction. Specific details about the orientation will be emailed to parents sometime in June.

    • The cost of the program is $125.

    To read complete details of the program and to register please go to: Family ID Driver Ed Registration.


    Driver Education Office Information
    Jeffrey Behnke, Coordinator   Phone: 845-298-5000 ext. 40137 & 40130
    Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. September 1st-June 30
    Office Location:   Ketcham H.S. Annex (we are located in the blue building up on the hill to the left of Ketcham) 99 Myers Corners Road, Wappingers Falls
    Mailing Address: Wappingers Central School District, Attn: Driver Education, PO Box 396, Hopewell Junction NY 12533

    WEATHER POLICY: In case of inclement weather, when after school activities are canceled for Wappingers Central School District, then all Driver Ed lecture classes and in-car driving sessions are canceled as well.