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Educator Appreciation Promotion

Current and retired school personnel can take the AARP Driver Safety course for just $5

En español | AARP Driver Safety is celebrating teachers and school personnel this summer through its Educator Appreciation Promotion! In recognition of their generosity in teaching and helping others, current and retired educators and school personnel are invited to attend an AARP Driver Safety classroom course for just $5 in July and August (course is normally $12 for AARP members and $14 for nonmembers*).

See also: Auto insurance discounts. 

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AARP shows its appreciation for educators with a discounted Driver Safety classroom course.

Why take the course?

The AARP Driver Safety classroom course is the nation's first and largest course designed for drivers age 50 and older. You'll learn proven safety strategies to maintain your confidence behind the wheel. Plus, you could get a great discount on your car insurance!**

How do I redeem the $5 offer?

You can find a classroom course by checking the course locator or by calling 888-AARP-NOW (888-227-7669). Registration is required and participants will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, as space is limited. To redeem the $5 offer, you must fill out and present the coupon (PDF) to the host organization or the volunteer instructor.

Why is AARP Driver Safety hosting this promotion?

AARP has a history of teacher appreciation. In 1947, Ethel Percy Andrus founded what became NRTA: AARP's Educator Community to address the economic challenges and health insurance needs of educators in retirement. The benefits she was able to provide retired teachers became so popular that non-educators sought the same member benefits. Therefore, 11 years later, in 1958, Andrus reached out to a broader audience by founding AARP.

Is the promotion valid for a discounted online course?

No. The $5 offer is only valid for the classroom course.

When can I take the course?

To receive the $5 classroom course, the entirety of the course must occur during the months of July and August. Two-day courses that start in June and finish in July or start in August and finish in September do not qualify for this promotion.

Need a coupon?

Download a coupon for you or a friend (PDF).

Please note that the promotion is valid for classroom courses only, taken between July 1, 2012, and Aug. 31, 2012. Courses are available on a first-come, first-served basis and may not be available in all areas. Offer is available to all current and retired educators and school personnel.

The AARP Driver Safety Educator Appreciation Promotion has been sponsored by The Hartford.

*In New York, the classroom course normally costs $17 for AARP members and $19 for nonmembers. During the promotion, educators and school personnel are invited to take the course for $5.

**Upon course completion, you may be eligible to receive an auto insurance discount. Consult your agent for details.

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