No Smoking

 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.

Three-day classes

2018 dates:

  • August 20, 21 and 22 (Aug 20 & Aug 21: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a 30 minute lunch;
    Aug 22: 7 to 10 a.m.)
  • September 25, 26 and 27 (7 a.m to 1 p.m. daily without a lunch break)
  • December 4,5 and 6 (7 a.m to 1 p.m. daily without a lunch break)

2019 dates:

  • March 19, 20 and 21
  • May 28, 29 and 30

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.
2019 Continuing Education One-day Classes:

  • Jan. 21
  • June 17
  • June 18
  • June 19
  • June 20
  • June 24
  • June 25
  • June 26
  • June 27


Michigan School Bus Driver Safety Education Program enrollment form 

Supervisor training

RESA offers training for transportation supervisors every two years. There are no classes scheduled at this time. 

Supervisor Continuing Education Class Resources

Click here for class resources