operations have become increasingly complicated over
the years. Changing times have created a multitude of state and federal
regulations and local school board policies to operate within. In addition, more
stringent training and commercial licensing requirements now exist, along with a
need to understand risk management and avoiding liability pitfalls. And then
there’s fleet planning and purchasing, fleet maintenance, ever-contracting
budget management, and increasingly complicated union contracts.
And if all of that weren’t enough, a need for all transportation
professionals to have strong leadership, communications, and interpersonal
relations skills to lead and work within the most diverse workforce in history!
The CWU Pupil Transportation Management Training Program (PTMTP) addresses
all of these areas during the four levels of the program!
- Do you want to increase and enhance your knowledge in the student
- Would you like to improve your leadership and communications skills?
- Do you want to learn more about being part of a successful team in a student
This program began in 1989 in an effort to provide pertinent training for
current and future student transportation supervisors within the state. It’s a
joint venture between the Washington Association of Pupil Transportation (WAPT),
the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), and Central
Washington University (CWU).
The program, which is administered by a steering committee representative of
the pupil transportation field, coordinates a well-planned professional growth
For more information on course entry requirements; completion options; and
printable forms and flyer, visit the
CWU PTMTP Web site.
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