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Pupil Transportation Award Nominations Now Open

Each year at the July NYAPT Annual Conference, a number of awards are presented honoring the bus drivers, monitors, attendants, instructors, and mechanics in the field of New York State pupil transportation. Nominate your most respected pupil transport professional. Show someone that his or her hard work has been noticed! Applications for Nominations can be[…]

Conference Sessions

2019 TSD Conference and Trade Show

PTSI’s Maria Carocci and Betty Hughes will be speakers at the Transporting Students with Disabilities & Special Needs Conference March 15-20 at the Embassy Suites Dallas-Frisco Hotel Convention Center. Mark your calendar for these sessions! Emergency Evacuation Strategies for Students with Special Needs & Preschoolers Friday, March 15, 10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.Presenter: Maria Carocci Description:[…]

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Iowa School Bus Safety Training Materials

Pupil Transportation Safety Institute and Iowa Pupil Transportation Association <www.4ipta.org> have joined together to create school bus driver safety training materials for Iowa school bus drivers. PTSI incorporates 25 years of experience and knowledge to bring the “best sellers” to the Iowa State standards, including: Bullying on the Bus/Growing Respect: Inservice Training Curriculum School Bus Attendant[…]

Looking to take your career to a new level?

Pupil Transportation Safety Institute is offering two important courses for transportation professionals in Central New York over February Break.  For many school districts facing driver shortages, taking time away from their transportation departments for training is challenging. Feedback has told us that school breaks are a great time to offer transportation workshops.  Check out the upcoming[…]

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Practical Help for Maintaining a Well-Behaved School Bus Environment

Anyone who has worked in school transportation understands the frustration of controlling and managing the behavior of dozens of students simultaneously. In the isolation of the school bus — your “office on wheels” — it can feel as though no one really understands your challenges or offers any real help. The job of driving a[…]

Bullying on the Bus DVD

Create a Bully-free School Bus Environment

It’s time to stop bullying and harassment on the school bus and create bully-free school bus environment. In today’s world, bullying can have serious, even tragic, effects on our passengers. Younger children and students with disabilities are especially vulnerable to bullying, but even older students are at risk. Many incidents of school violence are at[…]