KPDI is conveniently located in the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District.
Our one-acre secured lot allows for dedicated, uninterrupted instruction – and our multiple classrooms cater to groups of all sizes.
Our All-Alaskan Team
Meet the Team
Alex is the owner of KPDI. He has a background in law enforcement and DARE education. His experience of over four years as a driver trainer instructor for the world's leading oilfield makes him a top notch driving instructor. Alex is the lead instructor for all classroom driving instruction for new drivers as well as is a commercial driving instructor/examiner. Alex is a second generation Alaskan and has lived in Kenai nearly his whole life. He & his wife Sarah have four children and enjoy camping, fishing and hunting in Alaska.
Sarah is a Class D examiner at KPDI and Alex's right hand gal. She's takes care of all the administration, bookkeeping and scheduling for KPDI. Sarah also works as a bookkeeper and tax preparer in Sterling and is an event planning consultant.
Michael ``Mike`` Standefer
Mike Standefer is a commercial driving instructor and examiner for KPDI. His experience includes many types of commercial driving and heavy equipment operation in the construction and oil field. Mike's construction background brings a variety of skills to KPDI. He's a former commercial fisherman and has lived in Alaska for nearly thirty years. Mike and his wife Gizem share a love of their two dogs and Gizem's cooking.