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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 


Annual Fall Transportation Meetings/Forums
Seventeen dates and locations in September
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Follow this link for dates, locations and registrations
School Transportation Meetings/Forums Registration


National School Bus Safety Week
October 17-21, 2022


School Transportation Appreciation Day in Kansas
October 19, 2022


AAA Driver Improvement Instructor Recertification class
November 22, 2022
Salina, KS
8am - 5pm


AAA Driver Improvement Instructor Class (New Instructors)
December 19 - 22, 2022
8am - 5pm 
AAA DIP New Instructor Course (ksde.org)


Transportation Basics Workshop for Transportation Directors/Supervisors
December 28, 2022
Great Bend, KS
Transportation Basics (ksde.org)


Mechanic Workshop
March 22, 2023
Dodge City, KS
Registration Pending


Mechanic Workshop
March 29, 2023
El Dorado, KS
​Registration Pending


National One Day Stop Arm Violation Count
April 12, 2023


School Transportation Safety Conference
May 31 - June 2, 2023
Wichita, KS


Train the Trainer
June 19-22, 2023
Topeka, KS
​Registration Pending

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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