Parent Taught 101

Region 13’s Parent-Taught Driver’s Education is the affordable option to get your child behind the wheel


Driving school can be tough to fit it into your family’s busy schedule or enrollment fees can be pricey. Region 13 understands it’s important to add a driver to your family in an easy and affordable way. We developed a driver’s education program that is accessible and values your ability to teach your kids in the best environment.


Steps to enroll in Parent Taught 101 Driver’s Education


  1. Visit the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation to order a Parent Taught Program Guide online or by mail. This is mandatory and will also be your roadmap for completing this process.

  2. Buy Parent Taught 101 Driver’s Education on the ESC Region 13 store.

  3. Receive the DE-964 form via email within 5 business days. The form will come from sender:

  4. Secure your child’s Provisional License with the Texas Department of Public Safety with the DE-964 form after completing a written exam.

  5. Attain your child’s Driver’s License upon completion of the remaining coursework. Your child will take the final driving test with the DPS.

Buy a Course Online


  • printed and spiral bound

    Parent Taught Driver Education Course 101

    (Spiral Bound)


  • CD-ROM

    Parent Taught Driver Education Course 101



  • Classroom and In-car Instruction

    Parent Taught Driver Education Course 101

    (Downloadable PDF)


  • In car instruction only

    Parent Taught Driver Education Course 101: In-car instruction only

    (Downloadable PDF)


Order by Mail


Mail-In Order Form

All Mail-In orders must include a check or money order. Do not send cash.

Please make sure you check the e-mail you provide us when ordering Course 101 for the DE-964. You will be receiving your Driver Education Certificate (DE-964) from in 3-5 business days. Review for accuracy and that you are opening the DE-964 on a computer or tablet using the latest version of Adobe Reader. Note: The form will not open correctly on a smart phone.



Replacement Certificates:

In the event that you have lost your DE 964, you must contact Parent Taught 101 in order to purchase a replacement certificate. You must have purchased Course 101 from Region 13 in order to obtain a replacement certificate.

Have questions? Check out the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.


As of September 1, 2015 ITTD (IMPACT TEXAS TEEN DRIVERS) IS REQUIRED TO BE COMPLETED NO MORE THAN 90 DAYS PRIOR TO THE APPLICANT TAKING THE SKILLS EXAMINATION.  It should be completed after the 32 classroom hours and all the behind the wheel instruction has been given and is the last step before taking the driving skills exam.

We observe the same holidays as public schools (i.e., Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Spring Break, Good Friday, and Memorial Day).
In addition, we are closed July 3-7, 14, 21, and 28.