Carol Hoormann was one of three driver education
instructors from across the United States
recognized with the Teacher Excellence Award
(TEA) on July 15, 2014 at the national American
Driver Traffic Safety Education Association
(ADTSEA) conference held in Wichita, KS.
The Teacher Excellence Awards are presented
annually by the National Road Safety Foundation
recipients are selected by their peers for
outstanding teaching and service to driver
and traffic safety education.
is the first
instructor from Missouri to win the award. She
presented a session at the national conference
entitled “Driver Education and Reaching Outside
Hoormann has been teaching driver education at
Lindbergh High School for the past 16 years
where she provides instruction in the classroom
as well as behind-the-wheel.
teaches driver education through her District’s
Community Education program.
Carol has been the executive director of the
Missouri Driver and Safety Education Association
(MODSEA) since 2006 and served as the co-chair
of the national ADTSEA conference that was held
in St. Louis in 2010.
Hoormann was recognized as the MODSEA
Teacher of the Year in 2013
Hoormann is active in the driver education
community as she works to improve driver safety.
She serves on committees for the Missouri
Department of Transportation which works to
reduce highway fatalities and increase traffic
safety education in the St. Louis area and on
the safety and education committee for Monsanto.
Carol sponsors the Teen Safe Driving
organization at Lindbergh High School.
Hoormann is married to Kevin and they have two
In her spare time she likes to bowl and
David Reich of NRSF
presenting the TEA award to Carol Hoormann.
Teacher Excellence Award presenters and
David Reich of NRSF, Bea Kehr (MN), John Viau
(VT), Carol Hoormann (MO), and Rich Hanson
ADTSEA TEA Co-Chair.