Train The Trainer August 2- August 5, 2021

Train the Trainer This 3-day program is designed for supervisors and driver trainers and includes the new CDL updates.  It is designed to assist in preparing new drivers with necessary road skills and information; a prerequisite to the beginner bus driver curriculum.  Due to the hands-on and individual training required in this class, class size […]

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Special Needs Transportation – March 17, 2021

Special Needs Transportation ADA, IDEIA, IEP, FERPA, and Section 504 – these laws impact all of us who transport students with special needs. Be prepared for the challenges and responsibilities of transporting students with special needs. This class will provide an understanding of these laws, behavior is-sues, wheelchair securement, and the proper storing of equipment […]

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Laws, Rules, and Regulations – Feb 17, 2021

Laws, Rules, and Regulations Become familiar with and know the difference between attorney general options, court precedents, laws, recommendations, regulations, and rules to make these decisions.  Preparation to deliver written reports and verbal briefings that demonstrate your ability to describe problems, propose resolutions, and support those resolutions with specific documentation will be addressed.  (MINIMUM 5 PARTICIPANTS) […]

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Basic Fleet Management Course – Apr, May, June 2021

Basic Fleet Management Course  (18 hrs )  Beginner Supervisor / Director Class on Wednesdays Cost covered through TAAM  Three days of instruction designed to provide a new supervisor with the tools needed to perform their professional responsibilities. Key areas covered include successful management planning, scheduling, personnel records and issues, routes and routing, bus stop evaluations, […]

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Human Resource for Transportation – June 22, 2021

Human Relations for Transportation Learn required driver qualification documentation to ensure State and Federal compliance.  Class time will cover required documentation in the following categories:  The Pupil Transportation Act, Michigan Motor Vehicle Code, Federal Motor Carrier Regulations, The Michigan School Code, and Safe School Legislation PA  130 of 2005. (MINIMUM of 5  PARTICIPANTS) This class […]

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Managing Staff Training – June 21, 2021

Managing Staff Training Pupil transportation is a dynamic activity with important consequences for service providers and service users. System breakdowns are infrequent but have catastrophic outcomes. Staff training is a key tool fleet managers can use to limit breakdowns and minimize their consequences. This class will address training questions and provide methods to answer them.  […]

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Laws, Rules, and Regulations – June 21, 2021

Laws, Rules, and Regulations Become familiar with and know the difference between attorney general options, court precedents, laws, recommendations, regulations, and rules to make these decisions.  Preparation to deliver written reports and verbal briefings that demonstrate your ability to describe problems, propose resolutions, and support those resolutions with specific documentation will be addressed.  (MINIMUM 5 PARTICIPANTS) […]

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Liability and Tort Law – March 24, 2021

Liability and Tort Law Terminology will be identified and defined. Laws most directly related to pupil transportation liability and tort issues will be reviewed. The application of those laws in a pupil transportation environment will be discussed. Michigan Court of Appeals decisions regarding specific pupil transportation liability situations will be presented and discussed. Supervisors will […]

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Managing Staff Training – March 10, 2021

Managing Staff Training Pupil transportation is a dynamic activity with important consequences for service providers and service users. System breakdowns are infrequent but have catastrophic outcomes. Staff training is a key tool fleet managers can use to limit breakdowns and minimize their consequences. This class will address training questions and provide methods to answer them.  […]

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