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Upcoming Events

Monthly Kansas School Transportation Meeting/Forum
Kansas School Transportation Directors and School Bus Contractors
via Zoom
The first Wednesday of every month 9:30 am - 10:30 am
This is an informal opportunity to ask questions and share information

AAA Driver Improvement Program New Instructor Certification Course
April 26 - 29, 2021 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (You must attend all 4 Days!)
Hageman Education Center
409 West Cloud
Salina, Kansas 67401
Registration Link: AAA DIP New Instructor Course (ksde.org)

AAA Driver Improvement Program Instructor Recertification Course
May 26, 2021 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Hageman Education Center
409 West Cloud
Salina, Kansas 67401
Registration Link: AAA DIP Instructor Recertification (ksde.org)

AAA Driver Improvement Program Instructor Recertification Course

June 9, 2021 from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm 
Topeka (exact location to be determined)
Registration Link: AAA DIP Recertification Topeka (ksde.org)

School Transportation Safety Conference
June 2-4, 2021
Tony's Event Center, Salina, Kansas
Conference Registration Form
Conference Agenda
Hotel Room Block Info

Train the Trainer
Entry level course for new driver trainers. Both classroom and behind the wheel demonstrations.
June 21 – 24, 2021
Registration Link: Train the Trainer (ksde.org)

Transportation Basics Workshops
July 20, 21, 22, 2021 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Designed to give transportation directors/supervisors a brief overview of the fundamentals and responsibilities associated with the position.
July 20, 2021 Great Bend
July 21, 2021 El Dorado
July 22, 2021 Overland Park 
Registration Link: Transportation Basics (ksde.org)

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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