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Speaker Patrick Mulick at the 2019 TSD Conference.

TSD Keynote Speaker Addresses Important Link Between Special Education, Transportation

Board-certified behavior analyst Patrick Mulick was a recent guest-star on a podcast, “The Autism Helper,” which aired on Nov. 18. Mulick discussed connecting the...

Training and Compassion Drive Special Needs Transportation

How Training and Compassion Drive First Student’s Approach to Transporting Students with Disabilities When it comes to transporting students with disabilities, First Student drivers and...
Special needs driver Freddie Phillips received this year’s AMF-Bruns 2nd annual National Special-Needs School Bus Driver of the Year Award. Steve Barker (right), sales manager of AMF-Bruns presented Phillips with a check, along with Donna Broussard-Martin (left), transportation supervisor for East Baton Rouge Parish Schools.

AMF-Bruns Announces its Special-Needs School Bus Driver of Year Award

Freddie Phillips in Louisiana is the 2nd annual AMF-Bruns National Special-Needs School Bus Driver of the Year. Phillips, who has been driving special needs...
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Practice Evacuation, Securement and More at 2020 TSD Conference

The 2020 TSD Conference will feature three hands-on training opportunities for special needs student transporters. To earn 5.5 CEUs, attend and complete the Child Passenger...

S.C. Special Needs Transporters Find Missing Boy While on Route

A special needs school bus driver and an attendant cite their training as being responsible for their quick response in finding an 11-year-old boy...
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...
Patrick Mulick, shown here speaking to TSD Conference attendees in 2019, returns to keynote in 2020.

Expert Speakers, Hands-On Training Coming to 2020 TSD Conference

Registration is now open for the 2020 Transporting Students with Disabilities & Special Needs Conference and Trade Show. Register before Dec. 13 to receive...
A team competes at the Roadeo during the 2019 TSD Conference in Frisco, Texas.

Webinar Takes Attendees on a Journey to Safer Wheelchair Transportation

A free webinar presented by School Transportation News tackled the topic of wheelchair securement on a school bus, which can be a confusing and...

Recorded Webinar: A Journey to Safer Wheelchair Transportation

Despite their best intentions, safely transporting students with disabilities—especially those who use wheelchairs—remains perhaps the most under-addressed liability facing school districts. Often these challenges...
Lillian Waldron is pictured with wounds and bruises after another girl was biting her while sitting on the school bus. (Photo courtesy of WBAY.com.)

Special-Needs Student Bitten On Green Bay School Bus

A 10-year-old girl with special needs was bitten by another student while riding on their Wisconsin school bus this week, reported Foxnews.com. The article said...

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...