Transporting student with disabilities can be a challenge, here are some of the ways that attending the 2019 TSD Conference & Trade Show can help you take advantage of a wealth of knowledge to jumpstart your career to the next level. From comprehensive expert industry training, driving competitions, networking with peers and a world-class trade show, we’ve got you covered. We truly hope to see you there!

About the Conference

The Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers National Conference, held annually since 1992, offers workable solutions and practical answers to pressing questions about transporting students with special needs — from preschool to adult transition services. It also is designed to not only increase safety for this special student population, but also make local operations more efficient and effective in this challenging economy.

This year’s TSD Conference will feature dozens of education sessions and workshops, as well as hands-on training, a trade show and a roadeo competition. This competition features more than two-dozen teams whose skills and training are tested in order to crown the nation’s top school bus driver and attendant.

Hands-On Training, Valuble Networking and Community Building

The TSD Conference each year welcomes hundreds of professionals nationwide who take advantage of specialized, in-depth curriculum on the policy, practice and operations of transporting students with disabilities and preschoolers.

Attendees include:

  • School district transportation directors and supervisors
  • State agency representatives
  • Safety trainers
  • Special education professionals
  • Behavioral therapists
  • Physical/occupational therapists
  • Child passenger safety technicians
  • Private school bus company employees
  • Head Start/child care professionals
  • Presidents/Executives/CEOs

Roadeo Competition

Before the fulll TSD Conference kicks off is the driver and attendant competition, presented by School Transportation News. The competition, to be held on Saturday, March 16 at Frisco ISD, features more than two-dozen teams whose skills and training are tested in order to crown the nation’s top special needs school bus driver and attendant.

Trade Show + Networking Event

The TSD Conference also offers an evening networking event and the trade show, which will feature more than 70 manufacturers and suppliers offering the latest products, solutions and services that target special needs, disabilities and preschoolers.

TSD Conference

Conference Schedule will be posted as it become available, please check back.