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LPSS Drivers

CDL Training Class Includes:

  • CDL Test Prep

  • Defensive Driving Rules and Regulation


For More Information contact:
Ross Cloteaux


How to Become a Certified Bus Driver for the Lafayette Parish School System

If you currently are a full-time employee of LPSS, you should provide Employee Services with written approval that you will be able to incorporate this part-time job into your regular work schedule prior to starting the process of becoming a LPSS Certified Bus Driver.

Step 1  |  Attend Rules & Regulations Defensive Driving Class  |  Cost: $0
Contact Ross Cloteaux (337)296-7113 or email for dates, times, and locations.

Step 2  | Take CDL Test  |  Cost: $15
Each one of these endorsements MUST be listed on your CDL in order 

  • Test 1 General Knowledge
  • Test 2 Airbrakes
  • Test 3 Passenger
  • Test 4 School Bus

Submit the receipt for reimbursement to Annette Bergeron, LPSS Transportation Office.

Step 3 Call Ross Cloteaux (337)296-7113 to schedule CDL Physical Exam  |  Cost: $0
Stafford Clinic, 3251 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy B, Lafayette, LA 70506

Step 4 Submit Physical to OMV to receive the CDL permit with all endorsements.  |  Cost: $0

Step 5 Attend CPR and First Aid Class  |  Cost: $0
Contact Ross Cloteaux {337) 296-7113 to get a list of CPR Classes/Locations/Cost

Step 6 Behind the Wheel Training  | Cost: $0
Contact Rogers Doucet {337) 296-8202

Step 7 Go to LPSS Employee Services and complete the following:   | Cost: $0

  • Bus Driver Application -Available at Employee Services 
  • CDL Physical Forms 
  • Copy of the Social Security Card 
  • Copy of the Birth Certificate 
  • Proof of Education, either High School or GED Certificate 
  • Copy of Defensive Driving Certificate 
  • Copy of CPR/First Aid Certificate 
  • Behind the Wheel Training Verification Form

Step 8 CDL Third Party Testing
Contact Wayne Arceneaux {337) 230-6011 to schedule test.

Step 9 Submit all required documentation to the DMV to obtain CDL.  |  Cost: Varies
Include test scores from Third Party test.

Step 10 Bring copy of your CDL to LPSS Employee Services

Step 11 Head over to the LPSS Transportation Department

Congratulations! You can now start driving and working with the LPSS Transportation Department!

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Start: Jun 26, 2023 End: Jun 30, 2023

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