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Administrative Services
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

         

September 18, 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: Kirk Self
Workshop ID: 840679 click here to register

October 30, 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: Kirk Self
Workshop ID: 840680 click here to register

20-Hour Certification Courses

       

August 30, 31, September 1, 7, 8, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
20-Hour Certification Course
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (each evening)
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Kirk Self
Workshop ID: 840576 click here to register

October 4, 5, 6, 12, 13, 2021 – Region 16 ESC
20-Hour Certification Course
5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (each evening)
Region 16 ESC
5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX
Instructor: Kirk Self
Workshop ID: 840678 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.

 

   

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

 


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

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