Event Registration - Ohio Head Start Association, Inc.
Transportation Training Day
8/20/2020 - 8/20/2020
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

This training is geared toward Head Start Transportation Managers, Drivers and Monitors and will address issues of best practices with an emphasis on safety.
The event is designed to meet the four hour ODE Annual Inservice Training requirement for bus drivers and bus aides as described in Ohio’s Pupil Transportation Operation and Safety Rules (3301-83-10(B)).
Session Objectives:
Participants will identify rules and practices that ensure safety in transportation services.
Participants will identify trauma and its effects on children, families and staff.
Participants will explore trauma-informed strategies to support children, families and staff.
IACET CEUs will be available for this event, which can be submitted to the Registry to receive Ohio Approved credit.  

Transportation Safety                                                 9:00 am to 10:30 am
Doug Palmer, Transportation Consultant, Ohio School Boards Association
Safety starts with a good pre-trip inspection, followed by reviewing bus stop locations, and finally, managing the students like our own children, which provides the maximum protection for our students. Participants will explore these topics as well as the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse with an overview of the program and guidelines for driver registration.
(Safety Procedures, Pupil Management)

Pupil Transportation Updates                                   10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Manuel M. Brooks, Ohio Dept. of Education, Pupil Transportation Section
Mr. Brooks will cover Transportation Rule updates related to the Ohio Revised Code updates, T8 Physicals and Pre-Service classes and recertification. He will share the most up-to-date information on Social Distancing in transportation, blended schools and school bus sanitation.
(Transporting Preschool Children, Pupil Transportation Operation and Safety Rules)


Lunch provided 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Trauma Informed Transportation                             1:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Arianna Howard, PhD

This training explores trauma and its impact on children, families and fellow staff, particularly in the context of COVID-19. This training underscores the importance of safe, caring adults in the life of children and their families in helping them cope and thrive. Participants will also discover ways to support one another.
(Transporting Preschool Children, Public and Staff Relations, Pupil Management)   

Member: $85 each or $75 each for 3 or more ($125 On-site)    Non-Member: $125 ($175 On-Site)


OHSAI strives to have as many attendees as possible pre-registered and paid. If payment cannot be made by the deadline, please forward a purchase order.  If a registration must be canceled, please do so seven (7) working days prior  to the training. Cancellations must be made in writing. If a cancellation is made after the cutoff (7 working days prior to the training), a $40 administration fee will be applied per canceled person. No refund will be given for cancellations occurring less than 24 hours before event. Alternate participants may attend.   
Late Fees: $25.00  Registrations received after the deadline listed above will be assessed a late fee of $25.00 per person.


Hotel Reservations should be made directly to 

Doubletree Hotel Columbus/Worthington
175 Hutchinson Avenue
Columbus, Ohio  43235
 Hotel Code: TTD
  Rates:         $111.00      Single/Double
Includes complimentary wireless internet access, Breakfast  for up to 2 per room
Deadline for registration at these rates is  Wednesday, July 29th
 Please call in ASAP with your reservations to 614-885-3334

Location: Doubletree Worthington, 175 Hutchinson Ave, Columbus, OH 43235

Registration is Coming Soon for this event