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Empowering Educators: How DARTdrones’ Train the Trainer Program Transforms High School Drone Education

Why Would a High School Drone Instructor Need Training?

Are you a high school teacher tasked with the exciting yet daunting role of educating the next generation of drone pilots? If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the complexities of drone technology and FAA regulations, you’re not alone. Fortunately, DARTdrones offers a dynamic solution designed to transform you into a confident, knowledgeable instructor ready to lead your high school drone program: Our Train the Trainer Course!


Learn about drones with hands-on learning. Just like how you will teach your students.

Starting a High School Drone Program Can be Daunting

DARTdrones has long recognized the challenges educators face when stepping into the rapidly evolving world of drone technology. Our Train the Trainer program is crafted to alleviate these pressures by providing comprehensive, in-person training from some of the nation’s top aviation professionals. These are not just any instructors; they are manned aviation pilots who actively teach at large high school drone programs and operate drones professionally every day.





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What to Expect from Your In-person Drone Training

Our training course spans 3-5 days of intensive, hands-on learning tailored to empower educators:

  • Expert Instruction: Learn directly from experts who are not only seasoned in the field but also adept at instructing in educational settings.
  • Interactive Sessions: Engage in practical flying sessions, deep dives into FAA regulations, and discussions on the latest in drone technology.
  • Personalized Support: Benefit from small class sizes (8-10 teachers per session), ensuring personalized attention and tailored advice.
  • Collaborative Opportunities: We encourage schools to collaborate, inviting nearby districts to join the training and foster a broader support network.

Comprehensive sUAS Training for High School Teachers

The curriculum is designed to leave no stone unturned:

  • FAA Part 107 Certification Prep: Tackle the most challenging aspects of the FAA exam with strategies from experienced pilots so you can pass your Part 107 Test.
  • Ongoing Resources: Gain access to an extensive library of materials to support your teaching and provide continual learning opportunities.
  • Network Building: Connect with a community of educators and experts who are as passionate about drone education as you are.


Hands-on learning with manned pilots.

Why Professional Training Matters the Most for Your High School Drone Program

Upon completing the DARTdrones Train the Trainer program, you’ll not only enhance your drone knowledge and teaching prowess but also significantly boost your confidence. Whether it’s conducting classroom discussions, overseeing drone flights, or navigating FAA compliance, you’ll have the expertise and resources to manage your high school drone program effectively.



Ready to Elevate Your Drone Program?

Don’t let this chance to enhance your career and influence the future of drone technology education pass you by. Join the ranks of competent, certified drone instructors shaping the landscape of drone education in schools nationwide.

If you would like to learn more about starting a a drone program in your high school, look at this free webinar that will answer your questions.


  1. What are the costs associated with the DARTdrones Train the Trainer program?
    • This question comes up often. The price really depends on the number of participants and the length of the training. It typically makes sense financially if you have 6 or more teachers in training. Please contact us directly for detailed pricing information tailored to your school’s needs.
  2. Are there any prerequisites for participating in the program?
    • While a basic understanding of drones is helpful, all high school teachers are welcome to join and will find the training adapted to various levels of prior knowledge.
  3. How can interested high school teachers contact DARTdrones to start the training process?
    • Reach out to Mike McCann, visit our website, or contact our support team via phone or email to discuss your needs and schedule your training session.

Whether you’re looking to kickstart a High School Drone program or refine an existing curriculum, DARTdrones’ Train the Trainer is your stepping stone to becoming a leader in drone education. Contact DARTdrones today, and prepare to take your high school drone program to new heights!

About DARTdrones

DARTdrones is the nation’s leader in drone training, program development, and consultation, offering online and in-person courses in 15+ cities across the United States. DARTdrones takes pride in its comprehensive curriculum, industry knowledge, and expert flight instructors, who are all manned and unmanned aircraft pilots. Visit us online at www.dartdrones.com, call 800-264-3907 or email the DARTdrones Team at [email protected] to learn more.

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