Monday, April 12, 2021


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...

School Bus Seatbelt Advocate Vits Shares His Keys to Professional Growth

“Never stop learning and never stop asking questions, even when you think you know the answer,” advised Charles Vits, the recently retired market development...
NASDPTS members listen to a panel discussion during the 2019 conference held Oct. 13-17 in Washington, D.C.

NASDPTS Announces Ronna Weber as New Executive Director

A familiar industry name, Ronna Weber, was announced to succeed Charlie Hood next month as the executive director of the National Association of State...
(Photo courtesy of Fancy Farm Elementary Facebook Page.)

School Principal Doubles as Bus Driver to Alleviate Budget, Driver Shortages

One elementary school principal knows the life of a school bus driver all too well, as she obtained her commercial driver’s license to help...

Texas School Bus Driver Wins Annual AMF-Bruns Special-Needs Recognition

Elaine Hernsberger, who colleagues describe as kind, patient, and a positive influence on the students she transports, is the 3rd Annual AMF-Bruns National Special-Needs...

Iowa School District Takes First Place in People’s Choice Award Contest

The Oskaloosa Christian School spreads holiday cheer, while also maintaining social distancing, in the community’s annual Festival of Lights Christmas Parade. This year, the...

April 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on upcoming school district budgets, contractors, illegal passing, and more. Read...

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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