Occupational and Physical Therapist Sue Shutrump returns to the TSD Conference this year to provide her expertise and perspectives on various issues impacting transporting students with special needs.
Shutrump is the supervisor of OT and PT services for the Trumbull County Educational Service Center in Ohio and is a Tenured Faculty member of the TSD Conference. She also is a certified child passenger safety technician and instructor, and was the vice-chair of the Infants Toddlers and Preschoolers Operations Writing Committee for the 15th National Congress on Student Transportation held in May 2010, among other contributions to the student transportation industry.
Shutrump returns as a co-presenter of the OT/PT/Transporter Forum, which will take place on Monday, March 20 and will address issues related to securement and other topics. She will also be an instructor in the NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Restraint Systems on School Buses session on Sunday, March 19.
On Monday, March 20, she will co-present “Busting Myths Surrounding Transportation of Students with Special Needs” with Kathleen Furneaux of the Pupil Transportation Safety Institute. The session will address myths and misconceptions about the safe transportation of students with special needs.
On Tuesday, March 21, Shutrump will also be a part of a panel titled, “What We Do, How We Do It & What We Can Do Better” moderated by Alexandra Robinson of the New York City Department of Education. Joining Shutrump on the panel will be: Fred Doelker, director of safety for Dean Transportation in Micigan; PTSI's Furneaux; and Dr. Jean Paulsel, a certifiedl family life educator and Head Start grant expert.
You don’t want to miss Sue and other TSD presenters, who will provide the “meat and potatoes” for satisfying attendees’ most pressing challenges and issues. The 2017 full conference agenda is now available on the conference website, so get your approval and register today. Online registration ends on March 7, but on-site registration is available.
See you in Frisco!