Community Education Driving School

Do you like teenagers?
Looking for a flexible part-time job?
We are hoping to hire/train new Driver Ed Instructors.
For more information contact Rich Dushanek.

New to Driver Ed?  This document should address some common questions.  If you have any other questions, call Rich Dushanek at Community Ed. at 978-266-2525 or email him at


Due to high demand, registration is open only to Acton and Boxborough residents or students who attend ABRHS.  We may be able to take out of town students if space allows.  Please contact Rich Dushanek.  Out of town students pay an additional fee.

Please Note: If you need to attend a make up please contact Rich Dushanek at Community Ed. in advance so he can verify that there is room in the class and let the instructor know there will be students making up the lesson.  

    Students must be turning 16 by December 12, 2017.
    September 12-November 2 (no class 9/21)
    2:30-4:45 pm

    Students must be turning 16 by December 10, 2017.
    September 10-November 5 (no class 10/8)
    3:00-7:15 pm

    Students must be turning 16 by January 4, 2018.
    November 4, 5, 10 & 11 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00-3:00 pm
    November 12 8:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00-3:00 pm

    Students must be turning 16 by February 26, 2018.
    December 26-30
    8:00 am to 12:15 pm and 1:00-3:00 pm

Register online, by calling 978-266-2525 or by mail/fax using the Driver Ed. Registration Form 

Upcoming Parent Meetings
ABRHS Room 218E, 7:00-9:00 pm

Parent meetings are FREE for parents of children in our Driver Ed Program.  Cost is $25 for parents of children who attend other Driver Ed programs.  We are asking parents to please register for a parent meeting so we know how many people are coming and how many sets of materials to prepare.  Parents whose children attend our Driver Ed program can register online or by calling the office at 978-266-2525. Parents whose children attend a different Driving School must register by phone and pay the $25 registration fee.

Each Session meets for 15 classes.  Topics covered are:
1.  Intro to Driver Ed.
2.  Signs, Signals and Road Markings
3.  Understanding the Vehicle and its Controls
4.  Basic Driving Skills
5.  Rules of the Road
6.  Making Safe Driving Decisions
7.  Sharing the Road
8.  How Natural Law Effects Driving
9.  Different Driving Environments
10.  Driving in all Weather Conditions
11.  Mental and Physical Effects on Driving
12.  The Dangers of Alcohol, Drugs and Driving
13.  Distracted Driving
14.  Consequences of Unsafe Driving and Poor Decision Making
15.  Handling Emergencies and Breakdowns; Final Review