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How to Overcome Complex School Transportation Challenges and Design Highly Efficient Operations

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 — 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Every dollar spent on transportation is a dollar diverted from going into the classroom and directly helping education. Therefore, school officials must focus on identifying opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of transportation services.

During this webinar, attendees will learn:

  • How to run school transportation operations more efficiently
  • How to identify today’s most complex challenges impacting school transportation
  • Solution implementation best practices to ensure success
  • User case study examples of where these methods and approaches have been applied
  • Blueprint on what and where to focus on before the start of next school year


Tim Ammon, Chief Business Development Officer, TransPar Group of Companies

Tod Eskra, President, Transportation Services Co. (TSC)

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Cisco Connected Transportation for Education: Extend Your Campus to Improve Safety, Operations and Learning

Originally aired: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 — 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

As education leaders, you are under constant pressure to improve the safety and security of students and faculty while simultaneously minimizing operational costs – and Cisco Connected Transportation for Education allows you to do both. 

Learn how to optimize the performance of your entire vehicle fleet using intelligent analytics to reduce downtime, lower maintenance and fuel costs and streamline routing. Onboard Wi-Fi and integration into campus networks allows you to extend the school day, giving students greater mobility and access to school services, while live on-vehicle video streaming helps keep students and drivers safer while enabling faster incident response with better situational awareness.

And, with Intel IoT technology, you can leverage a robust platform aligned with connected solutions for transportation, providing an end-to-end telematics architecture using powerful, secure and efficient computing and networking. This session will discuss all of this, along with real customer stories about how this is working in schools today.


Dr. Lance Ford, Education Advocate - Customer Experience Center, Cisco

Kyle Connor, Global Digital Transportation Business Manager, Cisco

Paul Glynn, CEO, Davra Networks 

Scott Parks, Superintendent, Howe Public Schools 

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Drive School Safety with Unified Communications

Originally aired: Thursday, May 12, 2016 — 11:00 AM PT/2:00 PM ET

Educators nationwide are virtually unanimous in their desire to improve K-12 school safety. In fact, 97 percent* say it’s their top concern. As a result, administrators are looking deeper into how they can improve communications to increase safety across their districts.

Such was the case with Elmore County Public Schools, one of the fastest growing school districts in Alabama. By implementing digital two-way radios integrated with GPS and the WAVE smart phone app, they are able to seamlessly connect schools and 150+ buses district-wide.

Join the webinar to learn how Elmore County improved student safety, increased personnel accountability and realized cost-savings.

*Source: 2015 Study: Communication Trends Shaping K-12 School Safety, Motorola Solutions


Dr. Andre Harrison, Superintendent, Elmore County Public Schools

Ray Mullino, Transportation Coordinator, Elmore County Public Schools

Barbara Burchard, Chief Technology Officer, Elmore County Public Schools

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