Nine school transportation professionals recently completed the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Special Needs Transportation program.
The latest group to earn the special-needs endorsement is:
• Annette McLamb, routing specialist at Suffolk (Va.) Public Schools
• Jennifer McCron, dispatcher at Parkview Transit in Brampton, Ontario
• Will Rosa, director of transportation at Parkway School District in Chesterfield, Missouri
• Maggie Broerman, director of safety and training with Student Transportation of America in Carnegie, Pennsylvania
• Michelle Charbonneau, assistant to the transportation director at Jackson (Mo.) R-2 School District
• Cathy Scheer, training supervisor with Student Transportation of America in Riverside, California
• Kathleen Callon, director of transportation at East Irondequoit Central School District in Rochester, New York
• Wanda Cooper, head bus driver at East Irondequoit Central School District in Rochester, New York
• Victoria Creech, training representative at Orange County Public Schools in Orlando, Florida
NAPT's Special Needs Transportation program consists of a series of traditional classroom and hands-on training sessions specifically designed to test the skills and enhance the knowledge of those working with students with disabilities.