Missouri Driver Safety Education
News & Awards
|News & Awards|
2019 Distinguished Excellence in Traffic Safety Award (DETSA)
Harder is a recently retired teacher from Ladue High School in St.
Louis County where he taught Math, PE, Health and Driver Education
for 25 years.
Robert Droege Receives 2019 Teacher Excellence Award Recognition
Robert Droege was one of five driver education instructors from across the United States recognized with the Teacher Excellence Award (TEA)
on July 22, 2019 at the national American Driver Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA) conference held in Burlington, VT.
Other recipients were: Darin Bardal, North Dakota; Stanley Blicharz, Vermont; Michael Jones, Sr, North Carolina; and Raymond Kroll, Minnesota.
The Teacher Excellence Awards are presented annually by the National Road Safety Foundation (NRSF).
Award recipients are selected by their peers for outstanding teaching and service to driver and traffic safety education.
Droege is the third instructor from Missouri to
win the award. He presented a session at the national
“Improving Engagement and Outcomes in Student Projects”.
Left to Right: Rich Hanson, TEA Chair, Robert Droege,
Anderson, NRSF, David Reich, NRSF
been teaching and coaching for eleven years and is in his fifth year
as the driver education instructor at his alma mater, Lindbergh High
School in St. Louis, MO.
He is currently serving as the secretary of the Missouri Driver and Safety Education Association.
Rob has presented at state and national driver education conferences. Droege is married to Karen and they have two children.
Larry Byars Awarded 2018 DETSA Recognition
Larry Byars received
MODSEA’s Distinguished Excellence in Traffic Safety Award (DETSA) in
Mr. Byars was instrumental in organizing a
First Impact parent presentation through his agency in 2016.
Larry’s willingness to share his insurance knowledge with area driver education classes will be missed as he is embarking on a career change with Edward Jones as a Financial Advisor.
MODSEA would like to thank you for your contributions to the field of driver and traffic safety education.
Allyn Workman Receives National TEA Award
Congratulations to the 2017 TEA Award Winners.
The Teacher of Excellence Award attracted 4 excellent candidates who met or exceeded the expectations of this award. The following teachers will be recognized at this year’s conference during the TEA Luncheon and be given the opportunity to provide a few remarks when they are called forward to receive their award. The teachers are Allyn Workman (Missouri), Jonathon Dondoneau (North Dakota), Larry Fairclo (Oregon) and Cynthia Bagley (Hawaii). Each submitted portfolios of evidence to demonstrate their qualifications for becoming a TEA recipient for this year’s conference. After reviewing each portfolio, it was determined that all should be awarded the TEA for the 2017.
The TEA committee would like to take this opportunity to thank the National Road Safety Foundation for their continued support of this excellent award. Each awardee received from the National Road Safety Foundation a monetary stipend, their conference registration waived, a name badge indicating their selection as a Teacher of Excellence award winner, and a plaque with their name and recognition as an ADTSEA Teacher of Excellence Award recipient.
In picture from left to right: Michelle Anderson, NRSF, Jonathon Dondoneau (North Dakota), Allyn Workman (Missouri), Rich Hanson, TEA Coordinator, Larry Fairclo (Oregon), David Reich, Reich Communications and Cynthia Bagley (Hawaii).
Missouri is Well Represented at the National ADTSEA Level
Rob Droege (Lindbergh High School) presented at the national American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA) national conference held in Chicago, July 22 – 25, 2018.
His presentation, “Using Technology to Engage the Driver Education Classroom”, was well received by those in attendance.
has been selected to serve the American Driver and Traffic Safety
Education Association (ADTSEA) as the South Central Regional
Representative (Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas)
L to R: President-Elect Bill Van Tassel (FL), President Wendy
Bills (UT), and Division Chairs of Research: Harold Fleming
(NC); Higher Ed: Robin Bordner (MI); Secondary Division:
Allyn Workman (MO); and Supervision and Administration:
Bill Warner (OR).
ANSTSE Conference attendees in Chicago, IL
July 20-21, 2018
Jim Butler Pledge to be a Safe Driver
Liberty High School
click on link above
MODSEA Board of Directors
64th ADTSEA National Conference
July 19 – 22, 2020
Double Tree Hilton Hotel Wichita Airport
2098 Airport Road
Wichita, KS 67209-1941
Hotel Reservation: 1-316-945-5272
Carol Hoormann Receives National Recognition