Cantor's Driving School's Experienced, Expert InstructorsCantor’s Driving School instructors are the very best in the Broward County and Palm Beach County area and in the Greater Orlando area. All instructors know how teens, adults and seniors learn to drive, so we customize our teaching approaches to our students. All Cantor's Driving School instructors have clean driving records, child abuse clearances, have passed criminal background checks and been FBI fingerprinted.
All Cantor's Driving School instructors are off-duty or retired police officers.
Cantor’s Driving School has taught over 30,000 people how to drive – The Driving School That Gets Results®
All Instructors Are Florida State-CertifiedEvery Cantor’s Driving School instructor is certified by the State of Florida, a rigorous process that includes driving instructor training and submission of extensive documentation proving credibility of qualifications and character, including:
- Complete the 32-hour Driving Instructor Training Course (DITC)
- Submit a commercial driving school instructor application
- Driving school owner Frank Cantor must provide a notarized statement of employment as a driving instructor at his school
- A valid Florida driver license and a clear driving record for the previous 3 years (at least), with no license "suspensions, revocations, cancellations, or disqualification"
- Submit a set of fingerprints for a fingerprint-based criminal background check
- Submit a recent, clean Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) report
- Certification must be renewed every year
- Source: Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FDHSMV)
Meet Our Driving Instructors in Broward County and Palm Beach County
Glenn ToppingGlenn is a retired Broward County Patrol Sergeant. He presently is an Air Security Officer who assists Immigration and Customs Enforcement with custody and control of detainees. During his tenure in the Police force he completed many training classes and has received many honors and awards for his police work. Glenn is also currently a private Investigator and bodyguard; his company is Spyglass Investigations and Protection LLC. He is a graduate of Miami Dade College.
Michael BanksMichael is retired from the Pembroke Pines Police Department. He served the department for 25 years as a patrol officer for 5 years and a Traffic Homicide Investigator in the traffic unit for 20 years. Michael has investigated hundreds of traffic crashes over the years and has taught other members of the department crash investigation and traffic safety. He also taught traffic school safety courses. Michael is a native of South Florida and a resident of Broward County.
Mike ConklinMike is retired from the New York City Police Department. He served as a police officer for over 5 years and as a detective investigator on the highway patrol/accident investigation division for over 15 years. Mike has performed numberous criminal investigations of motor vehicle accidents with emphasis on leaving the scene, serious injuries and fatalities. After retiring from NYPD, he was a special investigator conducting insurance fraud, vehicle theft and surveillance. Mike's background in motor vehicle accidents is an asset to teaching all ages to be defensive and safe drivers. Mike is a resident of Palm Beach County.
Al CaballeroAl is a retired Law Enforcement Officer with the New York City Police Department. Al’s 17 years of experience includes working as a Patrol Officer (from investigating accidents for the Streets Division to the Health & Hospital Corporation), Security Detail for the New York Yankees, and Detective with the Organized Crime Control Bureau. Al has also worked with the NYC Department of Corrections as a Corrections Officer. Al resides with his family in Palm Beach County and is fluent in Spanish as well as English. He has two daughters whom he has personally taught to drive. His experience, patience and bilingual skills help him effectively teach students of all ages to drive safely.
Gordon StarrGordon is retired from the United States Navy as a Military Police Officer, Chief of Police for the Military Police Academy and Criminal Investigator. He was also a Palm Beach Sheriff serving as a District Police Officer, Gang Task Force and Deputy Patrol Officer. Gordon has extensive background in accident investigation and aggressive driving enforcement. He is a resident of Palm Beach County.
Maggie StarrMaggie received her certification to teach Behind the Wheel instruction from the University of North Texas, Denton in 1993. She then became a registered and licensed extension of USA Training Co Inc, authorized to offer Driver Safety classes in 1995. Maggie also earned a certification in Alcohol and Drug Education Studies from the Texas DWI and MIP Education Program at Texas A&M University as an Administrator/Instructor in 1995. She taught the 6 hour defensive driving classes and provided behind the wheel driving instruction to teens and adults in the Dallas metroplex. Maggie moved to Palm Beach County in 2006 and has been teaching Driver Improvement classes. Her patience and communication skills put students at ease as they become safe and confident drivers.
Noureddine HendersonNoureddine is a retired Corrections Lieutenant and is also a Navy Veteran. He served four years in the United States Navy as a Hospital Corpsman and then 23 years as a Corrections Officer. During his career he received multiple honors and awards for his commitment and dedication from both Corrections and his time in the Navy. He currently works as a Security Officer at Somerset Academy Boynton Beach Middle and High School. He is a Palm Beach resident, narried and has 3 children. His career has allowed him to develop strong communication skills and patience that influence his work with student drivers.
Hubert DesselleHubert is a resident of Martin County, Florida. He has extensive training and experience as a personal instructor, motivator and coach. He has been doing public speaking for over 50 years. Hubert is a natural instructor. Along with being familiar with the principles and techniques of neurolinguistic programming, he has provided private instruction for personal improvement and motivation to individuals in both private and classroom settings. As such, Hubert has positively affected the lives of his many students over the years. He reads, writes and speaks French fluently across a variety of dialects, and speaks and reads Haitian Creole. Hubert has been very effective in providing private driving lessons in New York to the French and Creole population. Hubert has a certification as a Professional Driving School Instructor in Teaching Techniques and Methodology from Bronx Community College, and is thus qualified as an instructor in a classroom setting. Hubert completed the requisite 30-hour driving instructor certification for private instructor in New York State, and has met all the requisite certifications as a driving instructor in the state of Florida, as well. He is married and has five adult children and four grandchildren.
Donald NelsonDonald has been a resident of Broward County since 1969. He is a retired law enforcement officer who has protected and served the citizens of Broward County for 35 years. While employed for 29 years with the Sunrise Police Department, Donald served as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer and School Resource Officer. As a Field Training Officer, Donald monitored the trainee’s driving ability. He ensured the trainee was able to safely and effectively operate a motor vehicle. Donald also taught the trainee traffic laws as they relate to the Florida State statutes. Donald was a School Resource Officer at Piper High School where he interacted with the student body for 5 years. He also proudly served the Broward County Sheriff’s Office for 6 years working as a Road Patrol Deputy in the Deerfield Beach and Port Everglades districts until his retirement in December 2013. Donald’s experience, patience and communication skills help him effectively teach students of all ages and ethnic backgrounds to drive safely.
Meet Our Driving Instructors in Orlando and Orange County
Gilbert CruzGilbert is a former law enforcement officer with the New York City Corrections Department where he maintained a well trained staff of officers as well as inmates in maximum security detention centers. He has also held positions in security with various companies in Orlando including Criminal Justice Centers and the US Navy facility. He is well versed in handling emergency situations which will benefit both adult and student drivers. Gilbert is fluent in Spanish and is a resident of Orlando.
Employment for Driving InstructorsCantor's Driving School is always looking for good driving instructors. Call us at 954-740-1103 to inquire about current opportunities.
Links to Driving Lessons Pages for Southeastern and Central Florida Cities, Towns and MunicipalitiesCantor's Driving School offers driving lessons throughout southeastern FL, including Broward County and Palm Beach County. Here are some of the towns served by Cantor's Driving School in Broward/Palm Beach Counties:
Broward County Driving School
Coral Springs Driving School, Parkland Driving School, Weston Driving School, Plantation Driving School, Coconut Creek Driving School, Pembroke Pines Driving School, Hollywood Driving School, Fort Lauderdale Driving School, Pompano Beach Driving School, Davie Driving School, Sunrise Driving School.
Palm Beach County Driving School
Delray Beach Driving School, West Palm Beach Driving School, Boynton Beach Driving School, Wellington Driving School, Palm Beach Gardens Driving School, Boca Raton Driving School, Royal Palm Beach Driving School, Lakeworth Driving School, Greenacres Driving School, Palm Beach Driving School, Jupiter Driving School.
Cantor's Driving School also offers driving lessons in central FL throughout the Greater Orlando area, including all of Orange County and parts of Seminole County. Here are some of the towns served by Cantor's Driving School in the Orlando area:
Orange County Driving School
Orlando Driving School, Winter Park Driving School, Altamonte Springs Driving School, Maitland Driving School, Longwood Driving School, Dr Phillips and Windermere Driving School.
Only the larger towns are listed, so if you don't see your town listed here, call us at 954-740-1103 for Broward and Palm Beach Counties or 407-389-9600 in the Greater Orlando area or use our convenient contact form.