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Driver Education Training Program

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Providing independence with access to transportation improves employment opportunities. The Chickasaw Employment Access (CEA) Program offers driver education, training and examinations to eligible Chickasaw citizens, equipping them with the necessary skills to obtain an Oklahoma driver's license.

AVAILABLE SERVICES

Ada Area

DRIVER EDUCATION CLASSES

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be a Chickasaw citizen
  • Toksali SMART program participants have priority
  • Must be referred from a CEA program
  • At least 15 years of age prior to start of class
  • Required to attend all classroom instruction sessions to be eligible to receive completion certificate

Classes provide skills and knowledge necessary to obtain an Oklahoma driver’s permit.

Participants are required to complete 10 hours of classroom instruction, and six hours of behind-the-wheel road skills instruction. Once all course requirements are met, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

YOU PROVIDE:

  • Certified copy of state-issued birth certificate
  • Social Security card

DRIVER EXAMINATION

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Must be a Chickasaw citizen
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Must have possessed a learner’s permit for at least six months (if under 18)
  • Submit a complete online application
  • Driver’s education completion certificate (if applicable)
    • Copy of learner’s permit

DRIVER EXAMINATION PROCEDURE:

All applicants must submit an application online. Driver examinations are available to all eligible Chickasaw citizens and will be administered in Ada, Oklahoma.

Driving exam participants will receive a pre-test prior to examination to demonstrate proficient driving skills that include, but are not limited to:

  • Right and left turns
  • Right and left lane changes
  • Hill parking
  • Parallel parking

Upon successful completion of the pre-test, a driving examination will be scheduled.

A driver education training program vehicle will be utilized for all driver examinations.

Service Area

Both

This service is available both inside and outside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

Phone:
(580) 272-1378

Fax:
(580) 235-0553

Email:

Location

Chickasaw Employment Access
910 Colony Drive
Ada, Oklahoma 74821

(580) 276-1849