Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Caley Edgerly, left, walks the Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 plant with employee Jimmy Trivette.

Edgerly Leaves Thomas Built Buses for New Role at Daimler Trucks

Caley Edgerly is the new general manager of operations planning and quality at the parent company of Thomas Built Buses, where he had been...
Charlie Hood, the recently retired executive director of NASDPTS and a past Florida state director for pupil transportation, shares wisdom gained from his past 40 years in the industry.

Long-Time Transportation Veteran Hood Urges Appreciation of Industry’s Worthiness

Editor’s note — Since School Transportation News celebrates its 30th year in print in September, and the pearl is the traditional gift given for...
Emily Clark makes the connection between the school bus and the classroom as a substitute driver for Clarksville-Montgomery County School System in Tennessee.

School Principal Speaks From Experience on Importance of School Bus Drivers

Editor's note — Since School Transportation News celebrates its 30th year in print in September, and the pearl is the traditional gift given for...
Science teacher John King at Lowell Public Schools in Massachusetts converted an old shuttle bus into a classroom on wheels. (Photo courtesy of John King.)

Massachusetts Science Teacher Takes Class on the Road During Pandemic

Complete with two beds, a toilet, and a place to conduct class, science teacher John King converted a shuttle bus into his very own...
Kristy Drewitz, transportation coordinator for Madison-Grant United School Corporation in Fairmount, Indiana, is going on her 18th year in the industry.

Make Every Day Count, Advises Indiana Student Transportation Professional

“When tomorrow comes, today will be gone forever,” author and pastor Max Lucado wrote. “While it is here, I will use it for loving...
Piper the blue school bus and owner Ashley DeMoss, a rising transportation star in Michigan who happens to also live with autism.

Michigan School Bus Attendant Paints Her Own Future in School Transportation

Ashley DeMoss, a school bus attendant for special education routes operated by school bus contractor Dean Transportation, doesn’t let her own developmental disability define...

June 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on school bus contractors, onboard Wi-Fi for students, driver shortages, and...

Buyer’s Guide 2021

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...

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