Educator's Toolkit

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Best Practices for Communicating About School Transportation

As you are challenged to communicate critical information about school transportation to parents, district officials and other stakeholders, know that you are not alone. Use these best practices supplied by the American School Bus Council, representing a unified voice of the school transportation industry including public and private transportation providers, school bus manufacturers and state officials responsible for pupil transportation.

School Bus Safety Mandates
Learn more about the laws and regulations governing school buses that ensure your child is safe on the way to and from school.

Auto Advice for Schools: School Bus Safety

Love The Bus Interactive Valentine Lesson Plan
The American School Bus Council is asking teachers and students to participate in a fun and educational activity by having students customize and print or e-mail Love The Bus valentines to their bus driver.

If a computer lab is not available, template Love The Bus valentines can be printed for students. Encourage schoolchildren to write a thank you letter or story or draw a picture of their bus driver on their valentine. Students can complete either phrase:

I love the yellow school bus because...
I love the school bus driver because...

Valentines can be presented to bus drivers on Valentine's Day, February 14.