The Professional Driver Education Association

As a national advocate for quality traffic safety education, ADTSEA is elevating the driver education standard and providing resources to support driving schools across the nation.

About ADTSEA

ADTSEA hosts conferences, develops drivers education materials, issues credentials to a driver ed instructors, and provides consultative services for driving schools. In 1970, ADTSEA took over the management of the National Student Safety Program (NSSP) from the National Education Associations Safety Commission (which was disbanded at that time) and has maintained this program ever since.

With over 1,000 professional and corporate members, the association provides its members with a national office which represents the interests of members by keeping track of legislation on safety matters and lobbying for legislation to support driver and safety education.

Members of the association include:

  • State Supervisors of Safety Education
  • University Professors
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teachers
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Specialists
  • Commercial Driving School Teachers
  • Police Traffic Safety Personnel
  • Corporate Representatives

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ADTSEA Staff

Brett Robinson
Executive Director

Leslie Robinson
Senior Director Management Services

Christie Falgione
Senior Director Program Services

Mark Ray
IT Manager

Tracy Lee
Project Manager

Tim Beckham
Project Manager

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Leadership

Executive Committee

Joseph Barch
President

William Warner
Past President

Harold Fleming
President Elect

Gary Scott
Secretary/Treasurer

Rod Hull
Board Representative

Jennifer Brown
NSSP Liaison

David Reich
Corporate Representative

Maria Herbert
Corporate Representative

Board of Directors

Rod Hull, NH
Term: 2020-2023
Northeast Region

Paul McNamara, MA
Term: 2021-2024
Northeast Region

Gabriella Netsch, VT
Term: 2022-2025
Northeast Region

Carol Hoorman, MO
Term: 2020-2023
Central Region

Jennifer Sletten, MN
Term: 2021-2024
Central Region

Deb Twenhafel, IL
Term: 2022-2025
Central Region

Brenda Carvalho, HI
Term: 2020-2023
West Region

Gerald Apple, WA
Term: 2021-2024
West Region

Lindsay Pobieglo, AZ
Term: 2022-2025
West Region

Michael Jones, Sr., NC
Term: 2020-2023
Southeast Region

Robert Suggs, SC
Term: 2021-2024
Southeast Region

Karl Logan, NC
Term: 2022-2025
Southeast Region

Division Chairs

Karl Logan
Administration

Harold Fleming
Bishop Forum

William Van Tassel, Ph.D.
Research

Allyn Workman
Education & Training

William Warner
Program Chair

Emergency Response Action Committee

Affiliates

State Affiliates: Northeast Region

Connecticut Driving School Professionals
68 Hartford Tpke
Tolland, CT 06084
Contact: Cici Petri

New York State Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (NYSDTSEA)
PO Box 2385
Binghamton, NY 13902
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Contact: Jeff Baier
607-363-2122

Vermont Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (VDTSEA)
119 Stevensville Rd
Underhill, VT 05489
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Contact: Barbara Brody
802-373-1623

West Virginia Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (WVDTSEA)
515 Johnson Ave
Bridgeport, WV 26330
Contact: Melissa Kaiser
304-326-7137

NHDETA New Hampshire Driver Education Teachers Association
Contact: Marilyn Costa
Nhdrivered@gmail.com

State Affiliates: Southeast Region

North Carolina Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (NCDTSEA)
9015 Pleasant Ridge Rd
Charlotte, NC 28215
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Contact: Connie Sessoms
980-343-6573

South Carolina Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (SCDTSEA)
PO Box 203
Due West, SC 29639
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Contact: Joe Sabbadino
864-242-5100

Virginia Driver Education & Traffic Safety DETS (VDETS)
PO Box 100
Studley, VA 23162
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Contact: Harriet Sweet

State Affiliates: Central Region

Illinois High School & College Driver Education Association (IHSCDEA)
721 Penn Blvd
Lindenhurst, IL 60046
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Contact: Jennifer Brown
217-710-4981

Iowa Department of Transportation
6310 SE Convenience Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50023
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Contact: Steven Stonehocker
515-237-3220

Iowa Association of Safety Education
301 West North Street
Richland, IA 52585
Contact: Andy Nelson
641-242-0600

Missouri Driver Safety Education Association (MODSEA)
9831 Southwick Dr
St. Louis, MO 63128
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Contact: Carol Hoorman

Michigan Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (MDTSEA)
PO Box 812
Hamburg, MI 48139
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Contact: Gary Matuszak

Minnesota Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (MDTSEA)
12 S 66th Ave W
Duluth, MN 55807
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Contact: Joseph Christensen
218-628-2082

Kansas Driver Safety Education Association (KDSEA)
1617 E Sheridan Bridge Ln
Olathe, KS 66062
Contact: Gary Scott
913-481-1401

North Dakota Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (NDDTSEA)
Po Box 10485
Fargo, ND 58106
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Contact: Darin Bardal
701-356-2160

South Dakota Driver Education Association
2601 Brynwood Dr
Rapid City, SD 57702
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Contact: Christopher Grant
605-431-6520

Wisconsin Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (WDTSEA)
W296S7816 Crossgate Dr.
Mukwonago, WI 53149
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Contact: Kathy Roe
262-894-5763

State Affiliates: West Region

California Association for Safety Education (CASE)
6820 Briarwood Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92011
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Contact: Barry Schwartz
760-703-3934

Idaho Driver Education
650 W State St
Boise, ID 83702
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Contact: Emily Kormylo
208-332-6984

Montana Traffic Education Association (MTEA)
PO Box 637
Conrad, MT 59425
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Contact: Jim Carroll
406-278-3285

Oregon Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association
1180 Garfield St
Eugene, OR 97402
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Contact: Cheri Kimball

Utah Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (UDTSEA)
250 E 500 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
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Contact: Audra Urie
801-538-7648

Washington Traffic Safety Education Association (WTSEA)
7728 104th Dr NE
Lake Stevens, WA 98258
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