Wayne RESA Transportation is dedicated to the education and professional development of transportation staff. We coordinate and facilitate a variety of services directed at assisting schools in safely operating their pupil transportation programs which include providing state mandated training and certification for their bus drivers.
The Transportation Department also provides consultation services, computer software and support for school bus routing, fleet management and driver certification programs.
WCCCD – Downriver 21000 Northline Road, Taylor MI 48180
Hosted by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department and Wayne RESA, this 3-1/2 hour training will provide transportation staff with the knowledge and skills to identify and report perceived threats as well as how to appropriately react to actual threats and critical incidents including an active threat on the school bus (armed suspect). Training will include outside, hands-on training on school buses. In addition, all participants will be trained on “Stop the Bleed”.
NOTE: Due to limited availability, this course is open only to Wayne County school bus drivers at this time. Select the session link below for which you would like to register:
Per the State of Michigan Pupil Transportation Public Act 187, Section 257.1851: A driver of a school bus transporting passengers shall have in his or her possession a certificate stating that he or she has enrolled in the entry level school bus safety education course. The driver will learn the basic responsibilities of pupil transportation, requirements for becoming and remaining a school bus driver, and how to gain and maintain professional status.
This training is scheduled for 21 hours over a 4-6 day period. The registration fee is $75.00 for each driver. Failure to cancel within two business days of the first class date will result in a forfeiture of the fee. Should you have any questions please call the Transportation Office at (734) 334-1314.
Per the State of Michigan Pupil Transportation Public Act 187, Section 257.1851: Every school bus driver holding a current green or yellow education card must attend a six-hour school bus driver continuing education class before the expiration date.
This training is a one day/6 hour course. The registration fee is $20.00 for each driver. Failure to cancel within two business days of the first class date will result in a forfeiture of the fee. Should you have any questions please call the Transportation Office at (734) 334 -1314.
Per the State of Michigan Pupil Transportation Public Act 187, Section 257.1851: The person or persons in charge of school bus operations at a school shall have, at a minimum, successfully completed a training program in his or her first year serving as the person or persons in charge of the operation. The person or persons in charge of school bus operations at a school shall successfully complete 6 hours of supervisory continuing education every 2 years after the successful completion of a training program.
New cycle of training expected in the fall/winter 2023
If you have additional questions regarding supervisor training, please contact Kelli Schultz.
Transportation Supervisor Association Meetings
May 2, 2023 – Remote
June 6, 2023 – TBD – Luncheon
All meetings are scheduled 10:00am – 12:00pm
*In-person meetings are held at the Wayne County Community College District – Downriver Campus, 21000 Northline Road, Taylor, Michigan - Conference Room 8.
Prior to requesting a duplicate card, please attempt to retrieve your card from your employer (or prior employer) first. School Bus Safety Education Cards belong to the driver. Districts/Agencies cannot withhold cards from a driver.