The St. Clair County RESA is a smoke-free campus.
RESA offers beginning driver training and Commercial Driver License (CDL) training to prospective bus drivers.
Contact: Lisa Meredith, ext. 4382.
Michigan Department of Education Transportation Training Cycles
Beginning school bus driver training
Persons interested in earning bus driver certification may complete the required 18 hours of instruction through RESA. Beginning driver training is held every 90 days. Classes are conducted from 7 a.m to 1 p.m. daily without a lunch break.
Oct. 13, 14, 15
- NEW DATES ADDED: Saturday, Dec. 6 (8 a.m.–3 p.m.); Sunday, Dec. 7 (8 a.m.–3 p.m.); and Monday, Dec. 8 (4–8 p.m.). This 3-day class fulfills the 18 hour requirement.
- March 17, 18, 19
- May 12, 13, 14
- Aug. 11, 12, 13
- Oct. 12, 13, 14
- Dec. 7, 8, 9
Please note that this schedule complies with State of Michigan guidelines.
The following documents must be completed and returned before the start of class. Return forms by fax or mail to:
St. Clair County RESA
Attn: Lisa Meredith
PO Box 1500, Marysville, MI 48040
Fax: (810) 455-0105
Beginning school bus driver verification form
Beginning school bus driver registration form
Continuing education training
The RESA also offers ongoing training to bus drivers to maintain their certifications every two years. Drivers need six hours of training to retain certification. Classes are conducted from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
One-day class (each class is 6 hours):
Michigan School Bus Driver Safety Education Program enrollment form
- June 15
- June 16
- June 17
- June 29 – Sanilac schools
- Aug. 10
- Aug. 14
- Aug. 17
- Aug. 21
- Aug. 24
- Sept. 26 (Saturday)
RESA offers training for transportation supervisors every two years. Classes are conducted from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and includes a 1/2 hour lunch break. Registration begins at 8 a.m.
The next one-day class (each class is 6 hours) will be offered in 2016.
There is no fee attend, but registration is required. To preregister, call Lisa Meredith at (810) 455-4382 or send her an email.
Supervisor Continuing Education Class Resources
Click here for class resources