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 2/28/20. Subject to change.)

 

  • Updates from the 2020 National Congress on School Transportation
  • Eliminating Student Crossings to and from School Bus Stops
  • ‘Danger Zone’ Safety
  • Mental Health & Emotional Intelligence on the School Bus
  • Special Ed Behavior Strategies That Work For All
  • Implementing Electric School Buses
  • De-escalation of Violence on the School Bus
  • Diesel Maintenance to Address Regen Issues
  • Most Common Maintenance Issues Found During Inspections
  • Obtaining Grant Funds to Purchase New Vehicles & Equipment
  • Identifying Potential Solutions to the Driver & Mechanic Shortages
  • Fuel Choices & Their Impacts on Maintenance Operations
  • Fox River Grove School Bus-Train Collision: 25 Years Later
  • The Complex Relationship Between School Buses & Highway-Railroad Crossings
  • The Effect of Long School Bus Rides on Child Psychology
  • 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 
  • Changing Bell Times & Effects on Transportation
  • Student Transportation Leadership
  • ’10 Things I’d Do Differently’ as a Transportation Director
  • Transportation Under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
  • Keeping Your Head Above the Rising Waters of School Bus Data

Schedule Overview

(As of 3/23/20. 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)
*Separate registration & application required. 

 

Friday, June 5
7 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Transportation Director Summit, Day 2
(TopGolf)
*Separate registration required & 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
8:15 – 9:45 a.m.
Opening General Session & Keynote with Ross Bernstein
“The Champion’s Code”

10:15 – 11:30 a.m.
Breakout Sessions

11:30 a.m. – 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

5:15 – 6:30 p.m.
General Session & Keynote with Dr. Stephen Sroka
“Being Fearless in the Face of Adversity with the Courage to Lead + Navigating the Coronavirus”

 

Sunday, June 7
7– 8:30 a.m.
Sunday Service

9 – 11:30 a.m.
Breakout Sessions

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

1:30 – 4 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

4:15 – 5:15 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)
*Separate registration required.

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

1 – 5 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

4 – 10 p.m.
School Transportation Association of Indiana – Indy Day
Table Top & Social Event
*Separate registration required.

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

 

 

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