After nearly 30 years in the school bus industry, Thede will step down as Indianola Community Schools’ transportation director in September.
The National Congress on School Transportation converged on Des Moines, Iowa, and held spirited discussions on critical industry topics ranging from security practices to proper job titles to equipment placement.
For the work of the NCST to be relevant and to serve as a model of the school transportation industry’s best practices, interim amendments of the recommendations are essential.
Registration for the 16th National Congress on School Transportation is moving forward, and more details on the event are now available.
After nearly 40 years in the industry, the Texas pupil transportation stalwart will step down from his district position but will remain active in the industry.
The 16th pupil transportation congress will be held in Des Moines, Iowa — a new location after more than three decades in Warrensburg, Missouri.
Congress officials say that preference will be given to places that are located centrally in the U.S. and that can offer reasonable costs for delegates, among other factors.
After more than three decades in Warrensburg, Missouri, the National Congress on School Transportation will move to a new location next year.
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The state director will officially assume the role at the conclusion of the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services conference in Grand Rapids, Mich., later this week, and in the role, he will preside over the 16th National Congress on School Transportation in 2015. Martin replaces West Virginia state director Ben Shew, who is retiring at the end of this month.
During his tenure at the Oregon Department of Education, Huillet has worked on key developments to enhance school bus maintenance and safety, including a certification program for technicians to conduct annual inspections.
Officials from the Department of Public Safety explain that all school buses built after Dec. 31, 2007, and used in the state must be equipped with a full-width handgrip webbing strap/seat belt cutter in the driver compartment.
Maxine Mougeot came into pupil transportation as an accountant but quickly "fell in love" with the industry, she tells SBF. She has served as state director for nearly 10 years and has been heavily involved in state and national associations.