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NASDPTS Past-President Hollander Retires in Nevada, Profiles Industry Changes

Diana Hollander, the director of pupil transportation at the Nevada Department of Education, is set to retire after 25 years. She reflected this week...

National School Bus Associations Honor Hedgecock with Lifetime Achievement Award

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ken Hedgecock was honored on Monday for 33 years of leadership and career accomplishments at school bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses,...
women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.

Thomas Built Buses’ Kilgore Shares ‘Blue Sky’ Vision for Student Transportation

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made a significant impact on the school transportation industry.  Leslie Kilgore,...
Pat Mitchell, Mobile County Public Schools director of transportation, places flowers on a school bus wheel in memory of driver Kimberleigh Welch, who died in a crash on Oct. 10, 2019. (Facebook/Mobile County Public Schools.)

Alabama District Mourns Death of School Bus Driver Killed in Crash

Mobile County Public Schools bus driver Kimberleigh Welch, 32, died after another motorist cut her off near an offramp on Interstate 65, where the...
women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.

California Transportation Director of 23 Years Plans to Retire in 2020

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made a significant impact on the school transportation industry. Pamela McDonald did not...
STN Rising Superstars

2019 Rising Superstars in School Transportation

For the past four years, School Transportation News has requested nominations of student transporters who are displaying leadership or innovation in their school bus...
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Ohio Association President Focuses on Leaders of Today, Goals of Tomorrow

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made a significant impact on the school transportation industry.  Melody Coniglio...
Mike Simmons, the senior transportation manager for the Arkansas Department of Education, is holding a baby cub. Simmons retired from his current position two and a half years ago to work for the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.

Arkansas’ Simmons Couldn’t Stay Away from the School Bus Industry

Mike Simmons returned to the Arkansas Department of Education as senior transportation manager recently, after leaving his position two and a half years ago...

New First Student President Osland Discusses Tyler Drive Customized Tablets

First Student announced that Paul Osland is officially the new president of the school bus contractor after he served in an interim capacity for...
women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.

Chasse Proud to Play Role in Cummins 100th Birthday, Customer Service

Editor’s Note: This profile is part of an ongoing series on women who have made a significant impact in the school transportation industry. Laura Chasse...

Show Reporter 2019

2019 Show Reporter
Readers can now review the highlights of the 2019 NAPT and NASDPTS conference in Columbus, Ohio. Inside Local Readers Weigh...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...