Requirements for transporting non-disabled students vary widely by state and may be subject to far-reaching cuts, but requirements for disabled students are governed by IDEA. Still, opportunities exist to boost efficiency and reduce expenses.
SBF presents the 36th award to the veteran transportation director from Virginia, who has served as a mentor for many new people entering the field.
National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) members heard a major theme emerge during the general sessions and seminars at the 2009 Summit: namely, that transportation is a key part of the education system, and the industry must take on and promote that role in order to achieve larger safety and educational goals.
At the Louisville conference, Linda Bluth assumed the presidency of the association. Her goals to collaborate with nontraditional stakeholders in the industry and to bring new perspective to the group’s leadership are already underway.
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