Farmington Hills Location: Lee Alpern started Lee Driving School, Inc. in 1968. Lee taught high school in Redford for over 30 years. Thousands of safe drivers are on the road because of Lee. Sheryl Alpern moved back to Michigan in 2001 and joined Lee Driving School, Inc. after a successful career in sales. Sheryl has worked for the Secretary of State, including as a road tester. Sheryl has taken over the family business creating a second generation of defensive driving teachers. Ann Alpern joined Lee Driving School, Inc. in 1975. She has been teaching adults and teenagers successfully for years.