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Contacts

Kirk Self
Executive Director, Operations for Amarillo ISD
(806) 326-1122
kirk.self@amaisd.org

Jeanette Leeper
SBDT Administrative Assistant
(806) 677-5072
(806) 677-5142 (fax)
jeanette.leeper@esc16.net

Upcoming Bus Driver Training Courses

Cost for School Bus Driver Training

Recertification Course (8-hour) - $50 Per Participant

Certification Course (20-hour) - $110 Per Participant

CDL Class (8-hour) - $100 Per Participant

Region 16 ESC will bill each district per participant

 

8-Hour Recertification Courses

May 26, 2021 – Clarendon ISD
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Clarendon ISD
416 S Allen Street, Clarendon, TX
Instructor: Resa Tiede
Workshop ID: 816364 click here to register

June 1, 2021 – Wellington High School
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wellington High School, Auditorium
515 Rocket Road, Wellington, TX
Instructor: John Scott
Workshop ID: 816367 click here to register

June 4, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Resa Tiede
Workshop ID: 816423 click here to register

June 7, 2021 – Pampa ISD
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Pampa ISD
1233 N Hobart Street, Pampa, TX
Instructor: Richard Ellyson
Workshop ID: 816679 click here to register

June 14, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Resa Tiede
Workshop ID: 816431 click here to register

June 17, 2021 – Borger ISD
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Borger ISD
200 E Ninth Street, Borger, TX
Instructor: Robin Hudgens
Workshop ID: 818208 click here to register

June 25, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Resa Tiede
Workshop ID: 816436 click here to register

July 5, 2021 – Frank Phillips College/Perryton
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Frank Phillips College, Allen Campus, Room 125
2314 S Jefferson Street, Perryton, TX
Instructor: Ronnie Watson
Workshop ID: 816373 click here to register

July 12, 2021 – Pampa ISD
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Pampa ISD
1233 N Hobart Street, Pampa, TX
Instructor: Richard Ellyson
Workshop ID: 816680 click here to register

July 12, 2021 – Frank Phillips College/Perryton
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Frank Phillips College, Allen Campus, Room 125
2314 S Jefferson Street, Perryton, TX
Instructor: Ronnie Watson
Workshop ID: 816374 click here to register

July 22, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Resa Tiede
Workshop ID: 816438 click here to register

July 23, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Resa Tiede
Workshop ID: 816432 click here to register

July 26, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
8-Hour Recertification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Lyn Holland
Workshop ID: 816427 click here to register

20-Hour Certification Courses

June 7, 8, 9, 2021 – Frank Phillips College/Dalhart
20-Hour Certification Course
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (June 7 & 8); 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (June 9)
Frank Phillips College/Dalhart
2890 FM 281, Dalhart, TX
Instructor: Resa Tiede
Workshop ID: 819514 click here to register

June 8, 9, 10, 2021 – Pampa ISD
20-Hour Certification Course
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (June 8 & 9); 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (June 10)
Pampa ISD
1233 N Hobart, Pampa, TX
Instructor: Richard Ellyson
Workshop ID: 816684 click here to register

June 15, 16, 17, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
20-Hour Certification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (June 15 & 16); 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (June 17)
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Resa Tiede
Workshop ID: 816444 click here to register

June 21, 22, 24, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
20-Hour Certification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (June 21 & 22); 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (June 24)
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Resa Tiede
Workshop ID: 816446 click here to register

July 9, 12, 14, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
20-Hour Certification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (July 9 & 12); 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (July 14)
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Resa Tiede
Workshop ID: 816448 click here to register

July 13, 14, 15, 2021 – Pampa ISD
20-Hour Certification Course
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (July 13 & 14); 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (July 15)
Pampa ISD
1233 N Hobart, Pampa, TX
Instructor: Richard Ellyson
Workshop ID: 816685 click here to register

July 13, 14, 15, 2021 – Frank Phillips College/Perryton
20-Hour Certification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (July 13 & 14); 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (July 15)
Frank Phillips College, Allen Campus, Room 125
2314 S Jefferson Street, Perryton, TX
Instructor: Ronnie Watson
Workshop ID: 816376 click here to register

July 27, 28, 29, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
20-Hour Certification Course
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (July 27 & 28); 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (July 29)
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Resa Tiede
Workshop ID: 816449 click here to register

July 27, 28, 29, 2021 – Wellington High School
20-Hour Certification Course
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (July 27 & 28); 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (July 29)
Wellington High School, Computer Lab
648 16th Street, Wellington, TX
Instructor: John Scott
Workshop ID: 816368 click here to register

 

Online Recertification Course

Region 16 now offers an online bus driver recertification course through Region 4 ESC.  When you register, you will need either an approved Purchase Order or a credit card.  Once you receive the confirmation, you will have 7 days to complete the course and then 7 days to take the test with a proctor.  Contact jeanette.leeper@esc16.net at (806) 677-5072 to get a proctor set up.  Click here to register.

The cost for the online recertification course is $60 per participant.

Commercial Driver's License Classes

 

This course is designed to equip someone with the curriculum and strategies to pass the CDL test for school bus drivers.  Updated information and best-practice strategies proven to be effective to school bus drivers taking and passing all parts of the CDL test will be provided.  Drivers will learn how to succeed on this important test.

 

May 22, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Lyn Holland
Workshop ID: 795156 click here to register

June 8, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Lyn Holland
Workshop ID: 816600 click here to register

June 17, 2020 – Region 16 ESC
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Lyn Holland
Workshop ID: 816601 click here to register

July 19, 2020 – Region 16 ESC
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Lyn Holland
Workshop ID: 816603 click here to register

July 22, 2020 – Region 16 ESC
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Lyn Holland
Workshop ID: 816604 click here to register


Resources

Below are some good resources for laws and regulations for pupil transportation.

School Bus Transportation Program Website

 

Texas Education Code Reference Chart

Chapter 34: Transportation

 

Texas Transportation Code Reference Chart 

  • Driver's Licenses and Certificates
  • Commercial Drivers Licenses
  • School Bus Definitions
  • Operation and Movement of Vehicles
  • Vehicle Equipment
  • Compulsory Inspection of Vehicles
  • Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Standards

 

Texas Penal Code Chapter 49: Intoxication and Alcoholic Beverage Offenses

 

Texas Administrative Rules

 

Texas DPS Main Page

 

CDL & DL Page

 

CDL & DL Appointments

 

 

Panhandle Association for Pupil Transportation (PAPT)

Meetings are held every 2nd Wednesday of each month at Region 16 ESC unless otherwise noted.

September 9, 2020

October 14, 2020

November 11, 2020

December 9, 2020

January 13, 2021

February 10, 2021

March 10, 2021

April 14, 2021

May 12, 2021

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