2020 Transportation & Bus Safety Conference ATTENDEE

2020 Transportation & Bus Safety Conference ATTENDEE

This training opportunity runs concurrently with the WASBO Facilities Management Conference, and attendees have the option of attending sessions from either conference.

Who Should Attend?

This conference provides professional development for transportation directors, business managers, bus contractors and anyone with school district transportation responsibilities. Network with colleagues, visit the Facilities Management Conference Resource Area, and attend informative sessions covering themes to:
  • Gain an Understanding of how New Technologies for Buses as well as potential plans for implementation.
  • Engage with other Transportation Directors on Emergency Plans for the Bus.
  • Learn from the Hortonville Area School District on how they are using Student Tracking and Electronic Maps for Drivers.
  • Discuss Medical Training for Drivers with nurses from the Sun Prairie Area School District and WI Dept. of Public instruction.
  • Hear from the DPI about Parent Contracts & Accommodating Private Schools.
  • Ask your questions about MAP 21 during an update from the WI Dept. of Transportation.

Additional Materials and Information

To register please sign in or click the create a new account link in the area to the right. If you are a WASBO member or have previously attended a WASBO conference, your User Name is your email address. If you don't recall your password, click the Forgot My Password link to the right to reset it.

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Individuals registering at the Non-Member rate receive a free trial WASBO membership through 6/30/2021 if you have not previously been a member. At least one individual from your organization must be a WASBO or WSBA member to take advantage of multi-attendee pricing. If the multi-attendee pricing option is selected erroneously (i.e. you are the only registrant from your organization), you agree to be billed for the difference in registration fees. Each individual will need to register separately.

Kalahari Resort & Convention Center 1305 Kalahari Drive Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965


Wednesday, 05 February 2020

7:50 AM - 8:00 AM
2/5/2020 7:50 AM
This session will go through all of the difficulties you may encounter implementing a student tracking program, as well as how the benefits outweigh the issues.
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
2/5/2020 8:00 AM
9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
2/5/2020 9:00 AM
Students board the bus with a number of health conditions, from life threatening allergies to seizures. Does your team know how to respond in a medical emergency? Learn best practice recommendations for drivers and see how one district partners with their schools health services team to provide annual training to transportation staff. Information on resources for training will be shared.
9:10 AM - 9:40 AM
2/5/2020 9:10 AM
9:40 AM - 9:50 AM
2/5/2020 9:40 AM
Janice Zmrazek, the transportation consultant at the DPI and John Strack, Transportation Coordinator for the Racine Unified School District will provide information about all the forms of and reasons for using parent contracts. The presentation will include descriptions of the two types of contracts allowed in law and when each may be used. Requirements and timelines for private schools to get information to the district, and how to determine district eligibility for using contracts for private school students, will also be covered.
9:50 AM - 10:50 AM
2/5/2020 9:50 AM
10:50 AM - 11:00 AM
2/5/2020 10:50 AM
Simulating real-world school bus stop situations with Smart Safety Solutions, this live demo includes the Predictive Stop Arm (PSA). The PSA is a solution using radar technology and predictive analytics, to monitor oncoming vehicle traffic for probable stop arm violations. The technology helps to further increase safety in the Danger Zone by aiming to notify the bus driver and the students that it may not be safe to cross the street – before an accident occurs.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2/5/2020 11:00 AM
Join Facilities Management Conference attendees and exhibitors for lunch in the exhibit hall.
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
2/5/2020 12:00 PM
Wayne Georgeson, Wisconsin DMV CDL Coordinator, will be present to discuss the upcoming changes to Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) requirements set forth by FMCSA, Code of Federal Regulations 380. During the session, ELDT requirements for new drivers and companies wishing to become ELDT training providers will be reviewed and discussed in an informational Q&A format.
12:45 PM - 1:00 PM
2/5/2020 12:45 PM
The world is becoming a more complex, dangerous place every day and the school bus is no exception. Accidents, active shooters, terrorism, and health emergencies are just some of the things that bus drivers could be dealing with. While we hope these may not happen, is your district prepared to address these situations should they occur? In this session, we will explore the things you should consider when creating an emergency plan for your fleet.
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2/5/2020 1:00 PM
In this round table discussion, we will dive deeper into the day’s topics to gain valuable insight into how you are addressing these topics in your district and answer questions you might have. If time permits, we will engage in discussion surrounding other important transportation issues such as best practices on managing student behavior and driver decision making.
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
2/5/2020 2:00 PM

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