SPECIALIZED TRAINING

 

Specialized Training

Friday, March 15, 2019

NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Restraint Training
(80 participant limit.)
Register For This Course Only, Or Add It To Your Main Conference Attendee Registration.
Fee: $149 through 2/15/19; $199 beginning 2/16/19

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
This training session approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration teaches the proper securement of pre-school aged children in appropriate child safety restraint systems (CSRS) on school bus seats. It provides the basic rules of proper CSRS usage and illustrates the most common mistakes made when installing CSRS in school buses. Continuing education units (5.5 CEUs) are approved by Safe Kids Worldwide for all registered attendees who complete the course work. This class is taught by certified instructors: Kathy Anneken of Easy Way Safety Services, Fred Doelker of Dean Transportation, Denise Donaldson of Safe Ride News, Sue Shutrump of Trumbull County (Ohio) ESC, and Charles Vits of IMMI/SafeGuard.

Emergency Evacuation Strategies for Students with
Special Needs 
(50 participant limit)
No Additional Fee With Main Conference Attendee Registration, But You MUST Reserve a Spot When Registering
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Emergency Evacuation training is designed to train drivers and bus monitors in the proper way to plan, practice and conduct an emergency evacuation of a school bus. This class is taught by Maria Carroci of the Pupil Transportation Safety Institute.

Connecting Behavior to the Disability (50 participant limit)
No Additional Fee With Main Conference Attendee Registration, But You MUST Reserve a Spot When Registering
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
IDEA identifies 13 categories of disabilities which are frequently diagnosed for the students riding your buses. This four-hour workshop will provide the detailed information to assist the transporter in connecting the behaviors to the disability to facilitate the ability to anticipate common challenges. Strategies will be discussed in detail during this hands-on workshop to fill your behavior management tool box with some effective techniques.  Bring your most challenging behaviors to use in group brainstorming sessions during the workshop! Walk away with practical and effective ideas to solve your toughest issues. This class is taught by Betty Hughes of the Pupil Transportation Safety Institute.