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Transportation Introduction Resources
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Thomas Moore
Director, Transportation
734-994-2330 x3111
tmoore@wash.k12.mi.us
Kim Couch
Technical Assistant
734-994-2330 x3110
kcouch@wash.k12.mi.us
Transportation and Bus Driver Certification Training
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Transportation Introduction

The Washtenaw ISD coordinates and facilitates a variety of services directed at assisting local public school districts in safely operating their pupil transportation programs. Washtenaw ISD provides school bus/pupil transportation training and assistance to school districts in Washtenaw, Livingston and Monroe counties.

Through a contracted consultant, WISD Facilitates planning/problem solving meetings of all local transportation supervisors by hosting regular meetings for transportation staff and related groups. See the Staff Training & Meeting Schedule.

WISD provides multi-level training for school bus drivers and supervisors. See the Bus Driver Training & Meeting Schedule.

  • Beginning Bus Driver Training
    Classes are offered by Washtenaw ISD for school bus drivers in Washtenaw, Livingston and Monroe counties. The cost per registrant is $110.00. Only Transportation Supervisors can register students for the class.

  • Advanced Bus Driver Training.
    The cost per registrant is $25.00.

  • Beginning Bus Driver Training and testing are required before employment as a school bus driver. Each school district may also have additional criteria for hiring.

  • Workshops offer professional learning on topics of interest to school transportation staff, including student behavior, bus mechanics and bus driver training. Register directly with WISD Staff Development Services for any of the workshops offered. Visit the WISD Transportation Course Registration System.

We can assist Washtenaw County school districts in preparing and filing required state reports.

  • Interpretations -- Michigan Department of Education staff has directed that public school districts route questions and requests for interpretations regarding technical issues, rules and regulations through transportation staff at the ISD. Requests for information may be made by telephone, e-mail or in writing. Please address questions to Tom Moore at 734-994-2330 or tmoore@wash.k12.mi.us.

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