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Traffic Education Center


updated May 12, 2022

All classes are FULL for the 2021-22 School Year.  This includes 2022 Summer Sessions. 


Registration for the 2022-23 School Year opens @ 1:00 p.m. on June 10th 



Click here for a listing of 2021-22 Sessions

Click here for 2022-23 Class listing!


Registration Hints and Reminders


Students must be at least 14 1/2 years old by the class start date and under the age of 19 to enroll.

2022-23 Class Information
Classes consist of at least 60 hours of structured in person learning experiences scheduled over no less than 25 student contact days for each student including no fewer than six hours of behind-the-wheel instruction.  Students need to complete all assignments and finish the classroom portion with an 80 percent average to meet state standards.  Classroom location will be announced at the Mandatory Student/Parent Meeting.  The end date of each class listed is only an approximation.

  • 5 Week Classes:  The five week classes meets Monday - Friday from 3:30-5:30. Students drive one day during the week from 5:30-7:30.  They also drive 2-4 Saturdays during this session. Note: Classes on Wednesday's are from 1:30-3:30 with drives following.

  • 10 Week Classes:  During the ten week sessions all classes and drives occur from 3:30-5:30, Monday - Friday.  During week one, classes meet daily.  Starting the second week, classes are 2 days a week and meet every other Friday. Students drive the other days (depending upon which drive group they are in) or have the day off.  Students attend class or drive 30 of the 50 school days during these sessions.

  • Summer Classes (2023):  Summer classes meet 5 days a week (Monday-Friday).  Students drive 1-2 days per week (Monday-Friday) for 2 hours before class. Class times are either 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. or 10:00 - Noon.

Note:  If your student participates in school or club activities choose a session that does not conflict with the activity.

Student/Parent Meeting - REQUIRED
Students and parents are required to attend a meeting before their class begins. Meetings are typically held on a Tuesday (Flathead) or Thursday (Glacier) prior to class starting. Parent/student Meetings for Flathead sessions will be held in Room 163 (Flex) and Glacier meetings in the Performance Hall. Student/Parent meetings start at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted when registering.  Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting for check in. 

The following original documentation must be brought to the Parent-Student Meeting

  • Student Live Birth Certificate or Passport
  • Student Social Security Card
  • Parent or Guardian's Valid Drivers License or State Issued ID

Registration and Payment Information

Class cost is $310 and payment is required at the time of registration.  Registration is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  You must use the online portal to register. 

  • Online:  Register online by selecting the link/icon below.  Online registration accepts credit and debit cards only.

Tips for Online Registration

  • NOTE:  For best results use a laptop or desktop computer to complete your transactions.  If you have trouble completing a transaction on your phone or tablet use a laptop or desktop computer.
  • School District #5 students/parents (current):  Using the link below, sign in using your Parent Powerschool ID and click on the Smartschools link on the left side of the screen to register.
  • Non-School District #5 students/parents (not enrolled):  Use the link below to create a Login / Password, and Profile for the online portal to register.



Click on Image for Current SD#5 Student Registration


Click on Image for Non-SD#5 Student Registration




Cancellation, Class Change and Refund Policy

  • Cancellations and Class Changes must be made by emailing or calling the Traffic Education Center. 
    • Refunds will be credited back to the card used when ordering a class or by check.
      • A $50.00 fee will be assessed for processing refunds.
      • There is no refund available after the class has started or for failure to attend the Student/Parent meeting with the required documentation.
    • A $20 fee will be assessed for processing class changes (moving from one class to another).

Need More Information:

Office Hours:  By Appointment Only

Location:  514 E. Washington St. Kalispell, MT 59901


Phone:  406-751-3983