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Transportation Directory

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Director of Student Transportation Responsibilities

The Director of Transportation is  responsible for overseeing the safe and efficient operation of the school transportation department. The primary duties of the Director of Transportation may include the following and may be delegated to his/her appropriate transportation coordinator:

  1. Developing transportation policies and procedures: The Director of Transportation is responsible for developing and implementing policies and procedures related to school transportation, including safety guidelines, bus routes, and schedules.

  2. Managing the transportation budget: The Director of Transportation develops and manages the transportation budget, including purchasing buses, fuel, and other supplies necessary for the operation of the department.

  3. Hiring and training staff: The Director of Transportation hires and trains staff, including bus drivers, monitors, and administrative staff, to ensure they have the necessary skills and knowledge to perform their duties.

  4. Ensuring compliance with regulations: The Director of Transportation ensures that all transportation operations are in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, as well as with school district policies and procedures.

  5. Managing transportation logistics: The Director of Transportation manages transportation logistics, including bus routing, scheduling, and maintenance to ensure safe, efficient, and reliable transportation services for students.

  6. Overseeing vehicle maintenance: The Director of Transportation is responsible for overseeing vehicle maintenance to ensure the safety and reliability of the school bus fleet.

  7. Responding to emergencies: In case of an emergency, the Director of Transportation must take appropriate action and notify the relevant authorities to ensure the safety of students and staff.

  8. Providing customer service: The Director of Transportation provides excellent customer service to parents, students, and school administrators, responding to questions, concerns, and complaints in a timely and professional manner.

Every School Bus Driver is required under STATE LAW to hold every pupil strictly accountable for any disorderly conduct on any school bus going to or returning from school or a school activity.  Legal Reference: TCA 49-6-4102 (2018)

Transportation Office Staff