The Kansas School Transportation Safety Conference and State Driving Competition will be May 31-June 2 at the Drury Plaza Hotel Broadview in Wichita.
During the three-day event, student transportation professionals will connect and learn how to improve operations and safety for their transportation teams.
The Kansas School Transportation Safety Conference strives to educate not just the transportation administration but the school bus driver, mechanic, dispatch and paras/monitors by offering workshops and speakers that provide workable solutions and practical answers to pressing questions about student transportation.
The conference is designed to increase safety and make local operations more efficient and effective.
Additionally, school bus drivers must meet significantly more stringent requirements for licensure, qualifications and training than most other CDL (Commercial Driver's License) drivers.
Will this help us retain our school bus drivers?
Yes! One of the reasons experienced school bus drivers are leaving the profession is the lack of continued training. The more your transportation staff members know, the better (and safer) they are.
Who should attend?
In addition, school transportation personnel can receive training in:
The early bird registration deadline is May 5. The conference program, registration form and more can be found here.
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