In Illinois, teens between the age of 16-18, are required to take both 30 hours of classroom instruction and a series of Behind-The Wheel (BTW) lessons, in order to get their Illinois Driver's License. The BTW hours can be completed in a few different ways depending on you and your teens requirements. We offer 2 type of Teen Programs: TRADITIONAL which contains 30 classroom hours MODULAR which contains 30 classroom hours - self scheduled by student and/or their parents.
Allowed to miss up to four (4) classes - ALL missed classes MUST be made up at a future date - How to Make-Up a class
BTW's & Permit
BTW's scheduled as soon as permit is in hand
DEFINED Class Times
DEFINED Class Times - Meets two (2) - four (4) days per week - schedule is as posted on web site - can miss MAXIMUM of FOUR classes and they all must be made up within 9-months of the first class on the schedule.
Sequential Class Times
Self-scheduled classes IN ORDER to complete all 15 required classes. Must be completed within 9 months of first class.
Must Be 15 to Start Class
For most of or programs, the state rules is that your teen must be 15 by the final day of our class schedule. For the MODULAR program, your teen MUST be 15 on the first day of class.
Good For Busy Teens
YES! - teens with heavy school curriculums, sport schedules, or other extracurlicular activities
Our TRADITIONAL classroom is very similar to the options being offered from other area schools. We teach the same driving decision and concepts in both of our programs. This option gives you a set schedule for you and your teen to follow. You choose a set course series below after choosing your region.
15 (2) Hour Sessions
Allowed to miss up to four (4) classes but must make them up
30 flexible classroom hours, where you choose one night per week for your teen to attend class. This night can vary each week depending on your teens schedule. Your only requirement is to book an appointment for them each week to ensure that we have space for them that evening.
FLEX-Ed is our NEW and INNOVATIVE program to offer teens of the 21st century with a drivers ed option that best suits their needs. FLEX-Ed allows YOU to choose both the classroom and BTW dates to help manage your teens busy schedule better! In addition, the once-per-week classroom lessons can be woven together with the required BTW lessons allowing your teen to take the classroom concepts out on the road!
15 (2) Hour Sessions
FLEX-Ed = self-scheduled weekly classroom dates.
One night per week – each week a different night of your choice or the same, choose the schedule based on homework/tests, sports, or other extra-curricular activities.
BTW's can be scheduled as soon as permit is in hand – putting the practical BTW lessons hand in hand with the classroom theory lessons lets the students understand driving concepts and decisions better.
Our TRADITIONAL classroom is very similar to the options being offered from other area schools. Traditional classes have a set start and end time per the times listed on each classroom. This option gives you a set schedule for you and your teen to follow.
MODULAR Scheduling is our NEW and INNOVATIVE program to offer teens of the 21st century a drivers ed option that best suits their needs. The MODULAR Proram allows you to choose both the CLASSROOM and BTW dates that fit your teens busy schedule! Classroom lessons need to be booked in sequential order. Our web site helps you do this easily after attending each class. The MODULAR structure allows classroom lessons to be woven together with the required BTW lessons, allowing your teen to take the classroom concepts out on the road!