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Establishment

The South Carolina Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association is a state association of instructors of driver and traffic safety education. It is comprised of representatives from both the public and private sectors. This association (SCDTSEA) was established as part of the American Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA), and is an affiliate member of the ADTSEA.
Note: Until 1969 the association was called South Carolina Driver Education Teachers and Safety Association

Read SCDTSEA’s full history here
Read the SCDTSEA constitution

Our Mission Statement
The SCDTSEA supports and advances traffic safety and education among commercial and public driving schools. It’s members work together to promote solutions and laws related to driver safety and education.

Years Name
2016-15 David E. Smith, White Knoll High School
2014-15 Joe Sabbadino, Sabbadino Driving School
2013-14 Joe Sabbadino, Sabbadino Driving School
2012-13 David E. Smith, White Knoll High School
2011-12 David E. Smith, White Knoll High School
2010-11 Andrew Johnson, A & R Driver Training School
2009-10 Steve G. Phillips, American Automobile Association
2008-09 Joe Grant, Clover High School
2007-08 Joe Grant, Clover High School
2006-07 Joe Grant, Clover High School
2005-06 Joe Grant, Clover High School
2004-05 Joe Grant, Clover High School
2003-04 Dr. Phillip Pidgeon, Clemson University
2002-03 Mrs. Kim Alexander, Clemson University
2001-02 Joe Grant, Clover High School
2000-01 Joe Grant, Clover High School
1999-00 Joey Mills, Cheraw High School
1998-99 Mike Sisk, Dreher and A. C. Flora High Schools
1997-98 Mike Sisk, Dreher and A. C. Flora High Schools
1996-97 Joe Grant, Clover High School
1995-96 Joe Grant, Clover High School
1994-95 David Sanders, Boiling Springs High School
1993-94 David Sanders, Boiling Springs High School
1992-93 Eva Costa, Charleston
1991-92 Ed Moore, Greenwood High School
1990-91 Dr. John Brubaker, Myrtle Beach High School
1989-90 Dr. John Brubaker, Myrtle Beach High School
1988-89 James T. McCray, Horry County Driver Education Coordinator
1987-88 Emmett Hutto, Greenwood High School
1986-87 Emmett Hutto, Greenwood High School
1985-86 Emmett Hutto, Greenwood High School
1984-85 Virginia Hunter, Charleston
1983-84 Joe Grant, Clover High School
1982-83 Joe Grant, Clover High School
1981-82 Joe Sabbadino, Bob Jones Academy
1980-81 Joe Sabbadino, Bob Jones Academy
1979-80 Joe Sabbadino, Bob Jones Academy
1978-79 Joe Sabbadino, Bob Jones Academy
1977-78 Leroy Fair
1976-77 Thomas M. Holimon, Department of Education Consultant
1975-76 Dr. Albert Neal, University of South Carolina
1974-75 E. C. Bricklemyer, Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School
1973-74 Glenn Sanders, Ware Shoals Jr. High School
1972-73 James T. McCray, Conway Driver Education Coordinator
1971-72 Richard E. Bernstein, Gaffney High School
1970-71 James T. McCray, Conway Driver Education Coordinator
1969-70 Richard E. Bernstein, Gaffney High School
1968-69 Marion L. Fisher, Jr.
1967-68 Dwight Ward
1966-67 Donald Liddle
1965-66 Raymond Cox, A. C. Flora High School
1964-65 Raymond Cox, A. C. Flora High School
1963-64 Lonnie L. Dunlap, Department of Education Consultant
1962-63 C. S. Williams, Superintendent
1961-62 C. S. Williams, Superintendent
1960-61 G. A. Garrett
1959-60 Ella Hope, Rock Hill High School
1958-59 Ella Hope, Rock Hill High School
1957-58 Hubert Garner
1956-57 Florence Burch, Spartanburg High School
1955-56 Florence Burch, Spartanburg High School
1954-55 Florence Burch, Spartanburg High School
1953-54 B. B. McKelvey
1936-53 Captain Billy Fallaw, Highway Department (He helped to organize the association and probably was president at times.)