Archive for Monday, March 31, 2008

KCKCC to offer driver’s education in Leavenworth

March 31, 2008

Kansas City Kansas Community College's Leavenworth Center will offer a Driver Safety Education class starting Tuesday, April 15.

The course, designed for the beginning driver, will be offered from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday through May 13 at the Leavenworth Center, 225 Cherokee, Leavenworth.

James Hathaway, a Kansas certified instructor, will provide the instruction, which will consist of 30 hours of classroom instruction, six hours of driving with the instructor and 12 hours of observation. Completion of the course requirements may lead to certification for the at Kansas driver's license.

Driving and observation time will be scheduled after the class begins and the entire 18 hours will be outside the classroom instruction hours and may extend beyond the course completion date of Oct. 2.

To be eligible to take the class, a person much be 15 years of age or older and obtain a State of Kansas instructional permit from the Department of Motor Vehicles. Students much register in person at the Leavenworth Center so that necessary paper work for the licensing bureau may be filled out and a copy of the instruction permit can be taken.

The cost of the course is $275 and is limited to 20 students. Parents of the minor are encouraged to attend the first night of classes.

Further information on the class and registration is available by calling the Leavenworth Center at (913) 651-2111 or the Community Education Division on the main campus at (913) 288-7660 or online at www.kckcc.edu and then clicking on Community Education and Workforce Development.

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