The iconic school bus, a mainstay in public education, continues being short a driver to fill the seat. It's no wonder that this affects families in a very personal way. The school bus provides parents a safe means to get their children to school and all of the extracurricular activities, equally, regardless of the economic standing of the family.
The increase in home deliveries from retail outlets is directly competing for individuals that desire a part time job. Understanding the applicant pool is the first step to increase effective methods encouraging people in the community to apply.
Please review the the resources on this page to assist your district in overcoming transportation issues and employing more drivers to provide the safe and efficient transportation parents want.
- National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT) survey
- Ohio Department of Education's (ODE) Bus Driver Shortage Playbook
- OSBA's School Management News (SMN) article The Driver Shortage