Agenda

(Additional fees may be required. Limited class sizes.)

Allison Transmission Experience

NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Restraint Training

National School Bus Inspector Training Program

Wheelchair Securement Training (Q’STRAINT/Sure-Lok)

Cummins Service Training School

Live School Bus Crash Demonstration at CAPE (SafeGuard/IMMI)

Workshop Topics

(As of 1/14/20. Subject to change.)

  • Updates from the 2020 National Congress on School Transportation
  • Safe School Bus Stop Selection & Procedures
  • Mental Health & Emotional Intelligence on the School Bus
  • Diesel Maintenance to Address Regen Issues
  • The Basics of Wheelchair Transportation
  • Obtaining Grant Funds to Purchase New Vehicles & Equipment
  • Identifying Potential Solutions to the Drive Shortage
  • Maintaining School Bus Brake Systems
  • Best-Practices for Creating a Successful RFP
  • Alternative Fuel & Power: Impacts on Maintenance
  • Fox River Grove School Bus-Train Collision: 25 Years Later
  • Length of Ride Times
  • Driver Fitness & Physical Ability to Perform
  • Reasonable Suspicion Testing
  • Developing a Safety & Compliance Culture
  • Seatbelt Adoption
  • Most Common Maintenance Issues Found During Inspections
  • Transportation Under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act 

And more!

Schedule Overview

(As of 12/11/19. Subject to change)

Thursday, June 4
8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Allison Transmission Experience
(Offsite)
*Separate registration required

3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Transportation Director Summit, Day 1
(at JW Marriott)
*Application required

 

Friday, June 5
7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Transportation Director Summit, Day 2
(TopGolf)
*Application required

8 a.m. – 5 p.m
National School Bus Inspection Training Program*
NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Course*
*Additional registration and fees required

 

Saturday, June 6
8 – 10 a.m.
Opening General Session & Keynote
Ross Bernstein
“Wearing the ‘C'”

10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Breakout Sessions

11:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch on your own

1 – 3:30 p.m.
National Wheelchair Securement Training
Presented by Q’Straint & Sure-Lok

1:30 – 5 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

 

Sunday, June 7
9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Breakout Sessions

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Lunch on your own

1:30 – 4 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

4:15 – 5 p.m.
General Session & Keynote with Tim Gard:
“Laughter Becomes You!”

6 – 8 p.m.
STN EXPO Indy Victory Lane Networking Reception

 

Monday, June 8
8:30 a.m. – Noon
STN EXPO Indy Trade Show

Noon – 5 p.m.
Cummins Service Training School
(Indiana Convention Center)
*Registration required.

1 – 4 p.m.
School Transportation Association of Indiana – Indy Day
Professional Development Sessions

1 – 5 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

4 – 10 p.m.
School Transportation Association of Indiana – Indy Day
Social Hour & Banquet

 

Tuesday, June 9
7 a.m. – Noon
Live School Bus Crash Demonstration at CAPE 
Hosted by SafeGuard/IMMI

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