Connectivity solution supplier Kajeet awards Austin (Texas) Independent School District a grant valued at over $600,000 to install 534 Kajeet SmartBus Wi-Fi routers on its school bus fleet.
The multi-part series, titled “Best Practices: COVID-19 — Navigating Uncharted Territory,” is a new initiative designed to assist school districts and schools as they continue to take on new roles to serve their communities during COVID-19, according to a news release from Transfinder. The series kicks off on Tuesday, March 24, at 1:00 p.m. ET. (To register for the free webinar, go here.)
“We are seeing districts across the country truly rise to the occasion during this crisis and I couldn’t be prouder to be working for an industry that cares so much for our communities,” said Mike Martin, NAPT’s executive director. “I believe this weekly series will be helpful to all school districts in North America as they continue to seek new ways to help their families. We are pleased to work in tandem with Transfinder on this endeavor.”
The first webinar will focus on three areas: goal setting, communication, and taking inventory of your technology.
During this session, presenters will highlight some of the unique approaches that school districts have taken to help their schools during the COVID-19 crisis. Attendees will be encouraged to share their own stories and approaches to add to the best practices tip sheet. Time will also be allocated for questions.
“We are all doing our part to help each other get through this unprecedented crisis,” said Antonio Civitella, president and CEO of Transfinder. “We are honored to partner with NAPT on this extremely meaningful and timely webinar series. We look forward to gathering more best practices tips to pass on to all districts throughout North America. We are honored to work so closely with and for this caring industry.”
The next webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, at 1:00 p.m. ET, according to Transfinder.
The CARES Act includes $30.75 billion for an "Education Stabilization Fund" for states, school districts, and institutions of higher education for costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Strategic planning, frequent communication, and supporting front-line employees are some recommended steps to help with significant transitions.
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act includes $30.75 billion for an "Education Stabilization Fund" for states, school districts, and institutions of higher education for costs related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maintaining an upbeat spirit helps to engage employees, improve performance, and increase retention, factors that enhance an organization’s image. Measures such as bonding with food and recognizing accomplishments can cultivate happiness at work.
Fact Sheets and a Q & A document address critical questions about taking advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act when it takes effect on April 1.
The employee who tested positive for COVID-19 worked at the school bus manufacturer's facility in High Point, N.C., officials said.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s waiver postpones deadlines for some regulations applicable to CDL holders to June 30 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CPA Tracy Fickett walks operators through the steps for planning, monitoring, and troubleshooting toward a better bottom line.
GroundTransportationCareers.com aims to connect transportation industry professionals across all disciplines and career stages with employers in the industry.
The school transportation industry continues to show its resilience and dedication to students, from providing daily meal delivery service to deploying the big yellow bus as a technology tool in some communities.
As the U.S. Senate fails to advance the nearly $2 trillion economic stimulus package and lawmakers keep negotiating, the National School Transportation Association continues urging relief for pupil transporters.
The pandemic is having a significant impact on many companies, as they struggle with a swift and nearly complete suspension, or in some cases, loss of business. Industry associations are urging state and federal support.
The request proposes an eight-point plan for saving buses, shuttles, paratransit, non-emergency medical trips, taxis, liveries, and rideshare companies.
The New York-based contractor awards a $1,000 scholarship to Marriana Mattice for her original artwork depicting a day in the life of a school bus.
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