N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. Tit. 15 § 138.7 - Qualifications for instructors

(a) All instructor applications must be reviewed and approved by the sponsoring agency before the instructor may conduct a course which qualifies for point and insurance reduction benefits. The instructor must provide the Federal social security number to the sponsoring agency.
(b) An instructor of a motor vehicle accident prevention course must:
(1) have a driver's license valid for operation in New York State;
(2) have at least three years of licensed driving experience;
(3) have no driver's license suspension or revocation within the five years prior to becoming an instructor (with the exception of an indefinite suspension which can be terminated by the performance of an act by the licensee) and no alcohol related driving conviction within the seven years prior to becoming an instructor;
(4) have a high school or equivalency diploma;
(5) be at least 19 years of age;
(6) complete a sponsoring agency's instructor preparation course (as required by section 138.5[g][2] of this Part) before conducting the course and participate in refresher workshops at least once every two years in order to insure an understanding of appropriate learning concepts and the utilization of these concepts; and
(7) have not been convicted within 10 years prior to becoming an instructor of a felony or crime involving violence, dishonesty, degeneracy, moral turpitude, deceit, or fraud, including but not limited to theft, forgery, making false written statements, rape, perjury, fraud or bribery. Sponsors shall solicit and collect this information on instructor application forms. No instructor application shall be deemed complete until the applicant has disclosed this information and signed the dated application.


N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. Tit. 15 § 138.7

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