BUS DRIVER TRAINING

Both initial certification (20-hr.) and recertification (8-hr.) training are offered by Region 14 ESC. The ESC establishes and maintains a database of school bus driver certification records, files reports, and assists school districts in maintaining strict compliance with the provisions described in all applicable statutes, rules, and requirements pertaining to the operation of the student transportation system. In addition, assistance is provided in developing policies and procedures to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the districts’ school buses.

REGISTRATION FEES
  • 8-HR Recertification - $60 (Online Only in Conjunction with Region 4 ESC)
  • 20-HR Certification - $150 (Region 14 On-Site Training)

Region 14 ESC, in cooperation with Region 4 ESC is offering School Bus Driver Re-Certification as an on-line course. Registration must be completed through the link above. Please contact Alan Richey or Alicia Gonzales at Region 14 for further information and to select a proctor for your district. Please do not register for the session until you have contacted Region 14. This link is for Region 14 districts only.

2020-2021 REGION 14 ON-SITE BUS DRIVER TRAINING SCHEDULE
 109057   Feb. 1, 3, 4 & 6
Mon., Wed., Thurs,. -   ESC 14
     5:30- 9:30  Drive on Sat
 109386  March 29-31 Mon. - Wed. 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Offsite- De Leon ISD
       
 
REGION 14 ESC ON-SITE 20 Hr CERTIFICATION
REGISTRATION OPTIONS
1. Email or fax a purchase order from your district to Misty Bloomingdale, mbloomingdale@esc14.net or 325-675-8659.  Include name of attendant and workshop session number along with your PO.  
2. When the purchase order is received and entered into the Pitstop system you will then receive notification that you can go into Pitstop to register for the class.
3. Register online at www.esc14.net, then click on Pitstop in the center of the page.  
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
For School Bus Forms, Texas Specifications for Schools Buses, Drug & Alcohol Testing, etc.,  click here;
TEXAS ASSOCIATION FOR PUPIL TRANSPORTATION (TAPT)
For information from the Texas Association for Pupil Transportation click here.
BUS DRIVER TRAINING COORDINATORS

Alan Richey, 325-675-8622; Alicia Gonzales, 325-675-7001