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Greg Jackson, director of transportation and fleet services at Jefferson County Schools, poses with a Blue Bird school bus. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

STN Transportation Director of the Year Keeps Focused on Family

Greg Jackson is known across Colorado for his relationship-based leadership style, which gives his district a family-friendly feel. Family is a common theme across...

Grisham Wins NAPT President-Elect

National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) members selected Rick Grisham this week to be its next president in two years. The executive director of transportation...

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,...
Attendees at the STN EXPO Reno 2019. (Photo by Taylor Hannon.)

Building Leadership for People, Our Most Valuable Resource

How do we develop leaders? Generally, the people we choose to lead are the ones who have done well in the job they are...
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,...
Ariel Rodriguez, fleet manager for Humble ISD near Houston, leads 2019's list of rising student transportation stars.

Driven To Serve; Rising Stars in the School Bus Industry

The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make...
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...
women who have made an impact in the school transportation industry.

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...

A Few Things I’ve Learned While ‘On The Road To Education’

I wrote the following to a person who worked in our department as they were moving on to a management-level position in another school...

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...

November 2019

Greg Jackson of Jefferson County Schools poses with a Blue Bird School Bus
Meet our 2019 Transportation Director of the Year, Greg Jackson, from Jefferson County Schools in Colorado. This...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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