I earned a BA and served as a GA in Physical Education at Bob Jones University. I then received my MA in Secondary Driver & Traffic Safety Education from Appalachian State University. I also served as a Research Assistant at Texas A&M, while taking additional driver & traffic safety education courses.
I have been a full-time driver education teacher at Bob Jones Academy for over 40 years. As well as a part-time driver educator at Greenville Technical College and at TOPS (Bob Jones University) for over 15 years. I established Sabbadino Driving School, LLC in 2010 which I own and operate as a full-time driving instructor.
I am a member in the South Carolina Driver & Traffic Safety Education association, and have been an officer in SCDTSEA for over 40 years as President and Newsletter Editor. I've been a member of the American Driver & Traffic Safety Education Association for over 30 years. I have served as President-Elect and President for the Southeast Region ADTSEA.
Recognition and Awards
- Driver Education Teacher of the Year (three different years)
- Who's Who Among American Teachers
- Safety Award by Safety Belts for South Carolina
- Honorary Lieutenant Colonel Aide-de-Camp, Alabama
- Emmett Hutto Award (SCDTSEA)
- Lonnie Dunlap Award (SCDTSEA)
- Newsletter Editor (SCDTSEA)
- Achiever of the Year (SCDTSEA)
- Outstanding Education and Service to SCDTSEA
- Dedicated to Christ and Christian Education (BJU)
- Southeast Region ADTSEA – Bishop/Seals Award