in driver education

  • provides leadership and expertise
  • promotes high quality curriculum standards
  • professional development
  • best educational practices
  • teacher re-certification opportunities
  • public awareness of traffic safety

Spring Conference

Friday, April 7, 2023 — 7:30 AM to 4:40 PM

Grappone Conference Center
70 Constitution Ave, Concord, NH

The conference is in-person only and limited to 100 people. Join driver educators, driving schools, and leaders in driver education at our annual conference in Concord. Learn about new products, services, and organizations dedicated to keeping our nation's drivers safe.

View the 2023 Conference Agenda.

Conference Registration Rates

  • $95 per person if you are already an ADTSEA member
  • $145 per person if you are not an ADTSEA member (includes the purchase of an annual ADTSEA membership)

Hotel Reservations
NETSEA has negotiated a special group rate of $119/night with the Courtyard by Marriott, located at the same address as the Grappone Conference Center. You must book by Tuesday, March 21, 2023, to receive this rate. Make a reservation.

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Conference Speakers


We are looking for dynamic speakers to give us interesting information or tools to enhance our driver ed programs. We appreciate those who volunteer to speak at our conference at no cost, keeping registration fees low for our teachers.

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Conference Sponsors


Without our sponsors we would have a hard time putting on our annual conference. Sponsorship levels start at $1,000 with additional opportunities available. Gain great exposure for your business, sponsor the conference today!

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Conference Exhibitors


The exhibit hall will be opened for entire time during conference. As an exhibitor, you get a 10' x 10' booth space (with table, chairs, and electricity), three exhibitor nametags, and an attendee list (both before and after the event).

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Traffic Safety Education
Association Serving:

Map of NETSEA Region
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Labrador
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland
  • New Hampshire

Bringing liked-minded, thoughtful, and caring professionals together, we work to make even greater strides in driver safety for all.

The New England Traffic Safety Education Association (NETSEA) is a regional association of driver and traffic safety education instructors. From all over the region and beyond, traffic safety educators come to associate with like-minded professionals.

Our goals are to improve driver safety and encourage professional ethics in this industry. For over 40 years, we have striven to bring high standards to driver education and traffic safety. Although our struggle to make our roads safe and our road users better prepared is a never-ending one, we have made it our continued mission to lead the driver and traffic safety industry in this endeavor.

Board of Directors

Amanda Scamman

Amanda Scamman


Gabriella Netsch

Gabriella Netsch

Vice President

Bruce Renfro

Bruce Renfro


Karren Meyer

Karren Meyer




Patrick McManamon
Vermont DMV Supervisor

Justin McLane
Vermont DMV Supervisor

Tammy Pregent
Education Consultant for Vermont Agency of Education

Richard Kearney
NETSEA Board Member

New Hampshire

Richard Dupont
New Hampshire Supervisor of Driver Education

Sandy Sternberg
NETSEA Board Member

Judy Cash
NETSEA Board Member

New York

Robert Lyon
New York DMV Office Manager


Beth Kohler
Maine DMV Driver/Rider Education Program Manager

Tony Vine
NETSEA Board Member

District of Columbia

Miles Marquis
District of Columbia DMV Driver Services Administrator


Leony Simo
Massachusetts Driver Education Program Coordinator & RMV Liaison to Professional Driving Schools

Paul McNamara
NETSEA Board Member

David Haley
NETSEA Board Member


John Kashatus
Pennsylvania Department of Education - School Safety Education Advisor

Rhode Island

Cheryl Brehio-LaFond
Rhode Island Driver Education Program Coordinator

John Leeds
NETSEA Board Member

Michael Kinch
Rhode Island DMV Administrator for Safety & Regulations

Richard Sullivan
Department of Public Safety - State Police


William Kraft
Maryland MVA Driver Education Program Manager

Phillip Dacey
Maryland MVA Director of Policy and Innovation

Brian Forde
Maryland MVA Deputy Director


Michael Wagner
Delaware Driver Education Program Manager

Angela Horton
Department of Education Driver Ed Program Manager

West Virgina

Josh Grant
West Virgina Driver Education Administrator

New Jersey

Kimberly DiGiovanni-Abatto
New Jersey MVC Deputy Administrator