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New Driver Training


St. John the Baptist Parish Public School Board

is now training Substitute School Bus operators.  A CDL is not required to begin training.


Dates & Time: 

Begins Monday, July 6, 2020

Ends Thursday, July 16, 2020

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

(No class on Fridays)


  Email us to Register! 


Send an email to with the following information:


In the subject line:

New Driver Training


In the body:

Your name

Physical address, City, State, and zip

Cell or home phone

email address,

Louisiana driver’s license number. 


Additional Information regarding the certification process and next class will be emailed to the email address you provide.

  • Substitute pay is $14.13 per hour
  • Part-time hours 6:00 am – 9:00 am & 1:40 pm – 4:40 pm
  • Weekends, school holidays, and summers off (180 days per year)
  • A CDL and a Louisiana School Bus Operator Certification are required
  • Applicants must have a clean driving record and complete a background check  


The St. John the Baptist Parish School Board provides Louisiana School Bus Operator Training for FREE to school bus driver trainees.  The 8-day training course is held Monday-Thursday evenings 5:00 pm - 9:00 PM several times during the school year.


All eight sessions must be attended to receive credit for the Louisiana School Bus Operator Training.  Classes are held in the Annex Building demonstration room down the hall from the Transportation Department Office.