Workshops

Keynote Speakers

Ryan Avery, THE leadership trainer

Accelerate Your Achievements
(The Map to Manifesting Your BIG Dreams)
June 9, 2019
Ryan Avery is one of the Millennial generation’s most profound speakers on generational leadership and strategic communication. At age 25, Ryan became the youngest World Champion of Public Speaking in history, competing against more than 30,000 contestants from 116 countries to claim the 2012 World Championship for Toastmasters International.

Chris Dorn, school bus security expert

Behavioral Approaches & the Survival Mindset: Preventing and Responding to Active Shooters & Other Challenges
June 10, 2019

Chris Dorn is a school safety expert and author with security analyst Safe Havens International. He has consulted with governments across the globe. He has written numerous articles for trade magazines and journals as well as five books on school safety.

David Horsager, author of The Trust Edge

The Trust Edge™: How Top Leaders and Organizations Drive Business Results through Trust
June 11, 2019

David Horsager, MA, CSP, CPAE is the CEO of Trust Edge Leadership Institute, national bestselling author of The Trust Edge, inventor of the Enterprise Trust Index™, and director of one of the nation’s foremost trust studies: The Trust Outlook™.

Unique Experiences

(Additional fees may be required. Limited class sizes.)

Live School Bus Crash Demonstration at CAPE (SafeGuard/IMMI)

NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Restraint Training

National School Bus Inspector Training Program

Allison Transmission Experience

Cummins Service Training School

Wheelchair Securement Training (Q’STRAINT/Sure-Lok)

Workshop Topics

(As of 4/1/19. Subject to change.)

  • Creating Safer School Bus Stops
    + Live Technology Demonstration
    (Presented by Safe Fleet/Seon)
  • Reducing School Bus Fires Through Proper Maintenance
    + Live Engine Fire Suppression Demonstration 
    (Presented by Fogmaker)
  • Meritor Brake Training Seminar (Presented by Meritor, Inc.)
  • Addressing the School Bus Driver Shortage
  • Making Decisions on Active Shooter & Security Training for School Bus Drivers
  • School Bus Drivers: The First Line of Defense Against Sexual Predators
  • What the New Entry-Level Driver Training Final Rule Means to Your Operation
  • Challenges for Young Students in Operating School Bus Emergency Exits
  • Bond Measures for Student Transportation
  • Choice & Charter School Effects on Student Transportation
  • The Filter for Behavior Change on the School Bus
  • Making Fuel Choices
  • Transporting Students Who Have Autism
  • The Carbon Footprint of School Buses
  • From Behind the Wheel to Behind the Desk
  • Busing on the Lookout Program
  • School Bus Mechanics 101
  • Selecting the Right Bus Maintenance Program the First Time
  • Technology Updates from the Bus OEMs
  • Resources for Student Transporters from the Alternative Fuels Data Center
  • Lap-Shoulder Seat Belt Adoption

Schedule Overview

(As of 4/11/19. Subject to change)

Friday, June 7
8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Live School Bus Crash Demonstration at CAPE, Hosted by SafeGuard/IMMI

3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Transportation Director Summit, Day 1
at JW Marriott (Application required)

Saturday, June 8
7:15 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Transportation Director Summit, Day 2
at Indianapolis Zoo (Application required)

8 a.m. – 5 p.m
National School Bus Inspection Training Program*
NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Course*
*Additional registration and fees required

Sunday, June 9
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
STN EXPO Opening General Session & Keynote with Ryan Avery: Accelerate Your Achievements
(The Map to Manifesting Your BIG Dreams)

10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Workshops

11:45 – 1 p.m.
Lunch on Your Own

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Cummins Service Training School,
Hosted by Cummins Engine
Wheelchair Securement Training,
Presented by Q’Straint & Sure-Lok

1 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Workshops

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Safe Fleet/Seon Illegal Passing & Bus Perimeter Safety Demonstration

Monday, June 10
8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Keynote with Chris Dorn, Safe Haven International
Crisis Preparedness and Campus Safety

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Allison Transmission Experience,
Hosted by Allison Transmission

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Workshops

12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Lunch on Your Own

1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Cummins Service Training School,
Hosted by Cummins Engine

2 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Workshops

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Fogmaker Fire Suppression Demonstration

Tuesday, June 11
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Keynote with David Horsager:
The Trust Edge™: How Top Leaders and Organizations Drive Business Results through Trust

10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Behavior & Autism General Session
Meritor Brake System Training (special registration required)

1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
STN EXPO Trade Show + Victory Lane Reception on Trade Show Floor (starts at 4 p.m.)

Wednesday, June 12
8 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
STN EXPO Closing General Session,
“Coffee’s on Us, Tips are Appreciated”