David L. Strickland to Speak at the 2011 ADTSEA Annual Conference
David L. Strickland, Administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has tentatively accepted an invitation to address the ADTSEA membership during the 2011 ADTSEA Annual Conference in Honolulu, HI.
Show Your Support for the Safe Teen And Novice Driver Uniform Protection (STANDUP) Act
Show your support for the STANDUP Act by contacting your representatives to encourage them to support this important legislation. The legislation would establish minimum federal requirements for state GDL laws and encourage states to adopt GDL laws that meet the minimum requirements within 3 years.
ADTSEA Launches New Website
ADTSEA launches new website on May 10, 2011 at www.adtsea.org. The site is now easier to navigate. We will continue to make significant changes to the ADTSEA website to provide additional information and resources for driver education teachers. Additionally, within the year we will establish a members only section containing valuable teacher resources only available to ADSTEA members. The ADTSEA store will also be given a major overhaul in which we will be offering products from other companies providing you with one-stop shopping for all your driver education resources.
ADTSEA to Participate in Strategic Plan Development for National Driver Education Standards
ADTSEA will be represented by Dr. Allen Robinson on the Novice Teen Driver Education and Training Administrative Standards, Strategic Plan Development Project - Association Advisory Panel. The Strategic Plan is designed to set the objective and priorities of the driver education community for improving the effectiveness of driver education for the coming decades. This project is expected to be completed by March 2012. Additional information will be made available on the new ADTSEA website soon.
ADTSEA Launches Development of New 3.0 Curriculum
ADTSEA has initiated a project to revise the current 2.0 ADTSEA Curriculum including all lesson plans, videos and visuals. The new 3.0 ADTSEA Curriculum will provide the latest techniques in instructional methodology and will provide a significant upgrade in the videos and visual materials used to supplement driver education training. The project is being led by the ADTSEA 3.0 Curriculum Committee. This project is expected to be completed by April 2012. Additional information will be made available on the new ADTSEA website soon.