HANC's Department of Driver Education is an accredited division, at the high school level, of the Hebrew Academy of Nassau County. Our course in Driver Education is certified by the New York State Department of Education, and taught in accordance with the standards set by the Department of Education and the Motor Vehicle Bureau.
We are now accepting applications for our
Summer 2024 program.
Please scroll to the bottom of the page for an application.
If you are interested in receiving information about our Fall program,
please check back in late February.
All instructors are trained specialists in Driver Education. Each is also an accredited secondary school teacher, licensed by the State of NY to teach Driver Education.
Our in-person (classroom/theory and in-car) program will integrate both the theoretical and practical aspects of driving. Classes in theory are taught in conjunction with the in-car training program. All automobiles are late model dual controlled vehicles.
The Driver Education program is open to all students who will have reached their sixteenth (16) birthday and have obtained their NYS Learner's Permit by the beginning of the course. In order to be considered for this course, each student must be given permission to enroll by a parent or legal guardian.
Senior driver's license privileges will be granted, at age seventeen, to all students who have successfully completed this program and who have passed the Motor Vehicle Bureau road test.
Automobile insurance rates are currently 10% to 15% lower for graduates of this course.
In-person classroom with driving instruction: $700
Additionally, students will be required to purchase the textbook, ($40)
Regulations of the Course
ATTENDANCE: Attendance is compulsory in both the classroom, and the in-car phases of this course.
PROPER SCHOOL CONDUCT, AND APPROPRIATE DRESS ARE MANDATORY DURING IN-CAR TRAINING, AND FOR ALL CLASS WORK.
Summer classes are arranged during the week.
Fall classes are arranged on Sunday mornings.
See applications for dates and times.
Three ways to receive an application:
Download and print application here:
Driver Education Department