At Let’sHomeschoolHighSchool.com we’ve got a lot of collective years of experience helping our teens learn to drive and finding out the best methods of getting a driver’s license as a homeschool student. It is a pretty straightforward process, but there are a few options that you can choose from.
Driver’s Education ResourcesFirst, as a homeschooler you can teach your student how to drive yourself. You can also add this to their transcripts as an elective course. Warning: This is a cheap/free option, but there are alot of gray hairs and adrenaline rushes involved in the process)
Second, you can find an indepenent driver’s education teacher and have them teach your teen how to drive. This is definitely the less stressful method, but it can be somewhat costly. And, sort of a third option – There are some school districts that will allow your student to take Driver’s Ed courses with at the local public high school.
Whatever you choose to do with your teen’s driving instruction, there are things to consider as far as the state guidelines and even automobile insurance. We’ve compiled a list of our awesome resources on this topic to make navigating this process as easy as possible for you and your family.
Jamie Gaddy, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D. has been a college education professor for over 17 years. Education has been an integral part of her life in both the classroom and as a principal. Six children later found her dissatisfied with traditional schooling and homeschooling became the better fit. She is also a pastor’s wife, remote project manager, and entrepreneur who now homeschools four of her six children (ages 11-17) in southern Georgia. Jamie loves to share about her homeschool experience and help other homeschoolers find success. Connect with her at [email protected]