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Transportation Basics


The Kansas Department of Education School Bus Safety Unit will be holding 2017 Transportation Basics for Transportation Directors/Supervisors Workshops on the dates and locations listed below. All workshops will be from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. There is no cost to attend.

This workshop was developed by the School Bus Safety Unit and is designed to give transportation directors/supervisors a brief overview of the basic fundamentals and responsibilities associated with the position. A few of the topics covered include:

  • Legal responsibilities of the Transportation Director
  • Bus Driver requirements
  • Alcohol and Drug Testing
  • Commercial Driver’s License requirements
  • Physicals
  • School Bus Regulations
  • Loading and Unloading the bus
  • 2 ½ mile rule
  • Out of District Transportation
  • Bus requirements
  • Emergency Procedures

This workshop is open to any Public or Private School Transportation Director, Transportation Supervisors, School Transportation Contractors and other School Officials involved with school transportation. No Vendors.

All new transportation directors/supervisors are encouraged to attend. Although this course was designed for new transportation directors/supervisors, any transportation director/supervisor is welcome to attend.

July 19, 2017
USD 253 - Emporia
Mary Herbert Education Center
1700 W. 7th Avenue
Emporia, Kansas
9:00 am - 4 pm

July 20, 2017
Kansas State Department of Education
Landon State Office Building
Room 254
900 SW Jackson St.
Topeka, KS
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

July 25, 2017
USD 457 - Garden City
Board Room
1205 Fleming
Garden City, KS
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

July 26, 2017
USD 603 - Northwest Kansas Educational Service Center
703 West 2nd
Oakley, KS
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Additional Information

  • Class size is limited to 20 individuals at all locations
  • Lunch will be on your own from 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Registration is free.

Topeka Location Parking

  • Free Parking - Capital Complex Lot 4
  • Other Downtown Parking options available at your own expense
  • Enter - Main entrance

Please complete the registration accurately and completely. You will be sent an email reminder prior to the class and the attendance certificate will be based on what you enter on the registration form.


Transportation Basics