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Upcoming Events

Weekly Kansas School Transportation Meeting/Forum for
Kansas School Transportation Directors and School Bus Contractors
via Zoom
Every Wednesday 9:30 am - 11:00 am
This is an informal opportunity to ask questions and share information
The weekly zoom meeting will be suspended from September 23 till October 14th. Please attend on of our Fall meetings/forums during this time. We will resume the weekly zoom meetings on October 21st.‚Äč

Fall Transportation Forums
The agenda for these meetings will include last school year's safety review results and items for the upcoming safety reviews performed by KSDE auditors. We will also discuss school bus regulations, other school transportation topics as well as have an opportunity for questions and answers. Please register early as we are limited in most locations to the number of attendees. 
15 locations across the State September 23, 2020 - October 15, 2020. All meetings will be from 9:30 until noon each day.

CDL Written Test & CDL Renewal Opportunity
Oppurtunity is for current and prospective Kansas school bus drivers provided by the Kansas Department of Revenue
October 14, 2020
Blue Valley School District USD 229
Hilltop Learning Center
7700 W 143rd Street
Overland Park, KS 66223
Registration link: https://events.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=861  
Please Note: Space is Limited

School Transportation Appreciation School Transportation Appreciation Day
October 21, 2020

National School Bus Safety Week
October 19-23, 2020 

Transportation Basics For Transportation Directors
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Hageman Education Center
409 West Cloud
Salina, Kansas 67401
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Registration link: https://events.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=824

School Transportation Safety Conference
June 2-4, 2021
Tony's Event Center, Salina, Kansas

School Bus Safety Director
Keith Dreiling
785-296-6659 (fax)

School Bus Safety Assistant Director
Dennis Tate

School Bus Training Coordinator 
Melissa Ostermeyer

Senior Administrative Assistant
Annette Blevins

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