Overview

  • Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools offers driver's education classes to high school students through a private contractor, the Jordan Driving School of the Carolinas (JDS Carolinas). 

    The Driver Education classes remain to be offered virtually.  Registration will be online and handled by the school driver education coordinators. See the driver education contacts below for coordinator information at your school.  All class dates/times and any updates will be listed on the CHCCS DE registration page.  Class attendance is mandatory.  If you/your student cannot attend all classes, then this is not the class for them.  
     
    Attending class is not:
    • Having the link turned on at an event or practice or leaving the room
    • Student must be engaged.  This is a class.

    NC DMV requirements for Driver Education are: 

    • Students must be 14.5 yrs. Old first day of class 
    • Must complete the 30-hr. Classroom instruction
    • Complete 6-hrs. BTW (behind the wheel) driving instruction
    • Take and pass the required DMV medical/vision screening
    • Maintain academic grades - passing 5 of their 7 classes
     
    If your student meets all the required guidelines, additional information, classes, dates/times and registration:  

    If you have any questions or concerns about the program, please see the contact list below.  Your school's Driver Education Coordinator can assist with most questions.

    Have you read the above guidelines?

     View JDS Carolinas website for additional information and details or visit your school’s web page or your School’s DE Coordinator directly.

    If you have any questions or concerns about the program, please see the contact list below.  Your school's Driver Education Coordinator can assist with most questions.

     

Driver Education Contacts

Contacts for the CHCCS district driver education program.
Contact Name Position Location Phone Email Address
Scarlett Steinert Director of Healthful Living, Athletics & Driver Education Lincoln Center 919-967-8211 x28284 ssteinert@chccs.k12.nc.us
Barbara Garmon JDS Carolinas Team Leader for CHCCS Jordan Driving Schools Carolinas 919-727-1072 barbaragarmon.jdsc@gmail.com
Lillian Martinez Driver Education Coordinator Carrboro High School 919-918-2200 x25900 lmartinez@chccs.k12.nc.us
Terill Bell Driver Education Coordinator Chapel Hill High School 919-929-2106 x 41115 terill.bell@chccs.k12.nc.us
Kay Edwards Driver Education Coordinator East Chapel Hill High School 919-969-2482 x KREdwards@chccs.k12.nc.us