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1 EAB APPROVED SCHOOLS CONFERENCE November 19 th, 2009

2 11/19/2009EAB Approved Schools Conference Our School Founded in 1996 Teen, Adult, CDL Truck Driving Training 2 classroom locations in Milwaukee, WI CDL (Commercial Drivers License) Program started in instructors 4 CDL Instructors

3 11/19/2009EAB Approved Schools Conference Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class A CDL allows the person to drive Commercial Motor Vehicles (heavy trucks, trailers…etc.) CDL Training is done at our North Side location in Milwaukee. (5200 W. Mill Road) 4 different CDL Training Programs to meet different needs.

4 11/19/2009EAB Approved Schools Conference 169-hour CDL Program Lasts for weeks. (class + driving) Haz-Mat, Double-Triple, Tank, Passenger Endorsements. Graduates receive Entry Level Driver Training Certificate. Employment opportunities in trucking industry

5 11/19/2009EAB Approved Schools Conference Last Year 25 CDL Training students in June 2008-June completed and got their Entry Level Training Certificate and Class A CDL. 2 continued through the next year. 12 employed as truck drivers in trucking companies. 5 dropped out.

6 11/19/2009EAB Approved Schools Conference Our Students Lower socio-economic levels Minorities (African American, Hispanic) Training costs are covered by the WI State through WIA Program Receive Unemployment Benefits Occasional problems with law enforcement agencies

7 11/19/2009EAB Approved Schools Conference Common Student Problems Financial Problems Inadequate Financial Resources Ineligibility for loans Lack of Motivation to find a job Extended Unemployment Benefits Not willing to relocate

8 11/19/2009EAB Approved Schools Conference Common Student Problems Specific to Student Background African American : Law Enforcement Family Problems Hispanic : Language Immigration Documents

9 11/19/2009EAB Approved Schools Conference Classroom environment New curriculum with longer classroom hours improved student retention. Better preparation for tests. Chance to ask many questions. Small size of group helped development of a friendly environment. Our Solutions

10 11/19/2009EAB Approved Schools Conference Our Solutions Individualized Training Tests in Spanish language. English-Spanish flash cards to help student learn important English words. Flexible schedule. Student-teacher discussions about study materials, as well as career goals.

11 11/19/2009EAB Approved Schools Conference Our Solutions Hands-on activities, interesting class Wooden, plastic toy trucks used in classroom instruction. Encourage group work, pair students. Buddy system. Lada Driver School, LLC t-shirt.

12 11/19/2009EAB Approved Schools Conference Our Solutions Career Opportunities Evoke curiosity to know more about professional truck driving environment Inform about career opportunities after completing the training Individualized career advice and job search

13 11/19/2009EAB Approved Schools Conference Thank You Lada Driver School, LLC 5200 W. Mill Road Milwaukee, WI


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