Register for either the Internet Course or Book Course
mail or call us at (800) 349-1123 for
Full-time enrollment for the 2005-2006 school year
Private Educational Network
350 W. Julian Street
San Jose, CA 95110
Private Educational Network (P.E.N.) courses
meet California's Provisional Instruction Permit requirements for
students under 18 years of age. Students who successfully complete
Driver Education and Drug/Alcohol Awareness with P.E.N. will be
issued certificates of completion that are accepted by the
Department of Motor Vehicles to apply for a permit. This is the only
online home study course conducted by a California DMV licensed
Teenagers in high school or at least 15 years old may participate in
Online education is booming in all fields . Whether it be on a college
level, for professionals taking continuing education courses, or
traffic school, almost everyone is educating themselves online.
Private Educational Network (P.E.N.) now allows teenagers to learn
driving theory from the comfort of home. Why leave the house and
attend class when our at-home courses are simple, educational, and
P.E.N. issues official Department of Motor Vehicles certificates and
is the recognized leader in California for at-home driver education.
INTERNET OR BOOKLET COURSE AVAILABLE
Students have 30 days to complete the selected course. Otherwise,
Extension fees will apply as follows:
Extension fees are payable to P.E.N. and may also be requested online
Our program is very simple. It is designed to accommodate the expert
and the novice Internet user. You log on this web site and enroll
on-line. Or, you may call us and register in just minutes on the
telephone and begin immediately !
When you register, you choose your own password and username to gain
access to the program immediately.
We will forward the original certificate to you.
The course is divided into ten sections. Once you read through the
materials and answer the quiz questions; you will answer and submit
individual section final exams. The computer will grade the tests
and you will know immediately if you have passed.
Upon successful completion, we will forward the original certificate
of completion directly to you. The tuition includes the entire
program and the completion certificate. If you do not pass, you will
be able to retake our program immediately at no additional charge.
We created our program to be as convenient as possible for the
student. It is designed as an alternative to a driver education
classroom program, and you work at your own pace around your
schedule. You may participate in the program by using your access
code and complete the reading in increments of time. The goal is for
you to comprehend and absorb the materials.
Upon completion of our online courses, it will take us approximately
ten business days to process your certificate. Completion
certificates will be mailed upon successful completion of course
reading and testing. If a certificate is not processed, we will mail
a notice specifying why the certificate has not been sent.
If you have any questions or require any assistance, you may contact
us by phone or email.
HOW DO I COMPLETE THE BOOK COURSE WORK?
P.E.N.'s driver education program will begin with the Driver Education
section. The reading will direct you as to what to read, where to
locate answers, which exercises to complete, and when to take the
actual tests. The courses may be done entirely online or via the
IS THERE PROGRAM SUPPORT?
Contact P.E.N. regarding any questions. We are available at
support daily or by telephone (800-349-1123) Monday - Friday
from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WHAT IS THE GRADING POLICY AND HOW DOES TESTING WORK?
A student must score 75% or higher on every section in order to pass
the course. Re-tests are allowed if an average of 75% or better on
the tests are not initially achieved. The Parent or Guardian of the
minor must proctor the tests. Students must not have access to any
of the testing materials until corresponding topic questions have
been completed. A parent/guardian must certify that the student
completed the test without assistance.
WHEN DO I GET MY CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION?
Upon course completion, it will take P.E.N. approximately 10 business
days to process completion certificates. D.M.V. completion
certificates will only be mailed upon successful completion of the
NOTE: If a student does not pass or qualify for the Internet or book
course, a completion certificate will NOT be issued.
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