PDE: Driver and Safety Education Portal Open Now, Closes on September 15th (June 28, 2022)

On June 15, 2022 the Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Office of Elementary and Secondary Education released a PennLink to all LEAs with the subject line Driver and Safety Education Portal. The message states that the Driver and Safety Education Portal was opened for mandatory reporting on June 15, and closes on September 15, 2022.
Per section 1519 of the Pennsylvania School Code (24 P.S. § 15-1519), all Local Education Agencies (LEAs) are required to submit driver education program information, using form PDE 4026 Annual High School Driver Education Report via the portal by September 15, 2022. Schools that do not offer driver education must indicate “No Program” using the same form.
Schools seeking reimbursement must submit their request using form PDE 3039, Annual Preapproval of Driver Education via the portal no later than September 15, 2022.
Schools that offer driver education by contracting with a Private Driver Training School (PDTS) must identify the PDTS(s) on form PDE 4026.
The portal can be accessed at: MyPDESuite Application Login. Questions may be directed to John V. Kashatus, School Safety Education Advisor, 717-783-4382 at [email protected].