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, WF, NY 12590
Wappingers runs four Driver Education programs each year:
Fall program - usually runs mid September through January - dates are usually posted on the website in early August
Winter/Spring program - usually runs early February through Memorial Day - dates are usually posted on the website in early/mid November
Summer session I - usually runs late June through about the third week in July - dates are usually posted on the website in late March/early April
Summer session II - usually runs end of July through about the third week in August - dates are usually posted on the website in late March/early April
The fall & winter/spring programs are 16 week programs. Students have a 1-1/2 hour lecture & a 1-1/2 in-car lesson once a week for 16 weeks.
The two summer program are condensed 4-week programs. Students have a 1-1/2 hour lecture & a 1-1/2 in-car lesson every day, Monday through Thursday, for 4 weeks.
We do not accept applications for a program until the dates for that program are posted on the website.
Please call the office prior to coming to make sure someone is there. You may also drop registrations off in the Continuing Ed/Driver Ed DROP BOX located outside the door of the Continuing Ed office at the RCK Annex. You will receive a confirmation letter in the mail once your registration is processed.
Driver Education Announcements
Attention students in Mr. Petagine's MONDAY John Jay lecture classes: There will be two make-up lecture classes scheduled for the January 2017 holidays.
For the January 2nd holiday, lecture class will be held that Friday, January 6th instead.
For the January 16th holiday, lecture class will be held on Friday, January 20th instead.
These are scheduled lecture make-ups only. Students will hear directly from their in-car teacher as to when in-car make-ups will be held.
Attention students in Mr. Wood's TUESDAY John Jay lecture class: Due to after school activities being canceled on Tuesday, January 10th, there will be a lecture make-up class held on Friday, 1/20.
Attention students in Mr. Musch's TUESDAY Ketcham lecture class: Due to after school activities being canceled on Tuesday, January 10th, there will be a lecture make-up class held on Friday, 1/20.
Dates are now up for the Winter/Spring 2017 Driver Education session. Deadline for registrations to be received in the Driver Education office is 12:30 pm on Thursday, January 19, 2017.
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.