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Instructors

Instructors

Meet our Driver Education Instructors

Doug Barrette
Doug Barrette
Driver Education Instructor
Doug Barrette has been a DMV certified driving instructor since 2014. He is a graduate of the Aviation Maintenance Program as a post grad at Harvard H. Ellis Technical School and received his Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics License. He is also a graduate of the Connecticut Police Academy. Doug worked in law enforcement as an Inspector for the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for 26 years. While at the DMV his responsibilities included the investigation of fraudulent activity against auto dealers and repair shops, auto theft investigation, commercial vehicle and school bus safety inspections. He also was certified to test drivers for all classes of licenses. Doug was certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and Connecticut Rider Education Program and taught motorcycle rider education for 25 years.
Michael Davidson
Michael Davidson
Driver Education Instructor
Michael Davidson has been a DMV certified Driving Instructor for EASTCONN since 2009. He is a graduate of Fairfield University (B.A. History) and the Connecticut State Police Academy. He previously served over 24 years in law enforcement at the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Commercial Safety Division with over 19 years as a Sergeant. His major responsibilities included command(s) of the School Bus Unit, Truck Teams, CDL Waiver Unit, Registration Enforcement Unit and Office of Standards. He also conducted auto theft investigations for 3 years and was a member of the Interstate Association of AutoTheft Investigators. He was certified to test drivers for all classes of licenses. In his community, Michael has served for several terms on the Board of Education and other appointed commissions and served as a coach in little league. He is married with one son and one grandchild.
EASTCONN 376 Hartford Turnpike, Hampton, CT 06247 860-455-0707