Break the code of Silence

Target Audiences for All Topics

School Board members

District Administrators

School Administrators

Security Personnel


School Bus Drivers


State Administrators

Staff Development Specialist

  Bus Driver & Attendant On-line Courses

Dr. Nancy Blackwelder

There are two kinds of Administrators.

Those who have had a crisis....

And those who will.

  • It is invaluable as remediation for drivers or attendants having difficulty with student management issues, and/or
  • Employees who miss the annual state required continuing education program.
  • There is an “Are You There?”, function that prohibits jumping ahead or walking away from the computer. 
  • Employees can take the course on their down time or at home. 
  • They can stop at any time and return to the place they left off.
  • There are quizzes that must be passed with 80% minimum proficiency.
  • Upon completion of the course, participants can print a certificate that can be included in their file as evidence of participation.
  • Accepts all major credit cards, or fax a purchase order to 727-362-1984 along with your email address and a code will be mailed to you that allows access to the course.

How Bus Drivers Get Into Trouble Program 3

This is a 1- hour course.

Drivers are more & more concerned with their responsibility as a school official to exhibit appropriate driver-student relations. It is important to understand boundaries and the nature of a fiduciary relationship, plus know what s acceptable for appropriate and inappropriate touch and avoiding favoritism.

A new concern has surfaced with social networking issues. This unit provides guidelines for educators to include do s & don ts of  friending and message content that can get drivers into trouble.

Drivers need to know tactics for overcoming biases and stereotypes. How do you rectify language patterns & be sensitive to terminology?

The course costs $12.95 per participant.

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

    • Understand what a fiduciary relationship is and how that relates to their interaction with students.
    • Learn about appropriate boundaries.
    • Learn about appropriate and inappropriate touch.
    • Learn how favoritism affects driver / student relations.
    • Learn the problems that can occur when social networking with students.
    • Learn guidelines for using social networking sites as it relates to  friending students and the content of messages.
    • Learn strategies for overcoming stereotypes and biases
    • Learn how to rectify language patterns or case examples that exclude or demean any group.
    • Learn to be sensitive to terminology
    • Learn the extent of diversity in our world.
    • Learn that the school bus is not the place for stereotypical, homophobic, racial, and/or biased comments.

Evaluation :

    • Chapter Quizzes


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