Pupil Transportation

Announcements

  • Our 2-Hour In-Service training is available for purchase! NEW THIS YEAR - we have produced two separate trainings for bus drivers and small vehicle drivers. Please see the 2-Hour In-service section below for more details and to register.


  • Administrators' Days – July 24-26, 2024, Younes Convention Center North, Kearney

    Register here: Administrators' Days

    • New Class – FMCSA – Drug & Alcohol Requirements & School Bus Inspection Training


  • Please join the Department of Education for a Pupil Transportation Zoom Meeting on September 9th at 1:00PM CST. This meeting is for anyone that works with Pupil Transportation - it is great time to ask questions and receive updates.

Pupil Transportation is a division of the Nebraska Safety Center at the University of Nebraska at Kearney campus. The Pupil Transportation program was created in May of 2000 through a contract with the Nebraska Department of Education to provide services regarding Nebraska Department of Education's administrative rule code.

2024-2025 Pupil Transportation Reminders

2024-2025 Pupil Transportation Checklists

Requirements For New Pupil Transportation Drivers

Requirements for Current Qualified Drivers & Their Employers 

Revisions to NDE Rule 91 - Effective 2/5/2020
More information can be found under Rules & Requirements 

Training Sessions

A list of Level I and Level II classes can be found below. Choose course Level and Month to see available courses. If the status is set as open you can click the link to go to the Pupil Transportation Database. If you already have an account you can login in and register for a course. If you do not have an account you will need to register for an account on the Pupil Transportation Database before registering for a course. If you are taking the Level I to transport 16 or more passengers (CDL required vehicle) you will need to register for the 5-hour Level I class. (You will only be able to register for this after successful completion of the 2 online courses. Registration for those classes is available through the Pupil Transportation Database.) If you will ONLY be driving a small vehicle, you must attend the first three hours of the 11-hour Level I class. Instructions can be found below.

Pupil Transportation Database
Database Guide for Schools
Database Guide for Drivers

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Dates & Times Status Location Instructor
Jul 24 - 5 PM - 8 PM Open Valentine High School Library, 431 N Green St, Valentine, NE Tracy Hand
Jul 26 - 9 AM - 2:30PM Open Residence Inn by Marriott/Old Market, 106 S 15th St, Omaha NE David Moss
Jul 29 - 9 AM - 2 PM Open STA Millard (10201 Sapp Brothers Drive, Omaha, NE 68138) James Gilbert
Jul 30 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open SDA Public Schools Life Skills Building - 1210 Locust St, Syracuse, NE 68446 Sharon Dowding
Jul 31 - 9 AM - 3 PM 8-1 - 9 AM - 2 PM Open **Only Crete Employees**Crete Public Schools, Cardinal Welcome Center, 930 Main Ave, Crete, NE Bill Curry
Aug 2 - 6 PM - 9 PM
Aug 3 - 8 AM - 4 PM
Open Pleasanton High School Distance Learning Center (303 West Church St, Use the east main entrance by the flag pole) Becky Shafto
Aug 2 - 3 PM - 6 PM
Aug 3 - 8 AM - 5 PM
Open ESU 16 Ogallala (314 W First St) MOUNTAIN TIME Lunch is from 12:00 - 1:00 on 8/3/24 Tina Easter
Aug 2 - 9 AM - 3 PM
Aug 3 - 9 AM - 2 PM
Open Grand Island Northwest School (Board Room) - 2710 N North Rd, Grand Island, NE 68803 Bill Curry
Aug 4 - 2 PM - 5 PM Open Nebraska Safety Center Driving Range (1801 N Railroad St, Kearney, NE) Becky Shafto
Aug 5 - 8 AM - 2 PM
Aug 6 - 8 AM - 1 PM
Open First Student Training Center (3333 Keystone Dr., Omaha, NE 68134) DuShawn Heath
Aug 7 - 3 PM - 6 PM Open ESU 16 Ogallala (314 W First St) MOUNTAIN TIME Tina Easter
Aug 7 - 8 AM - 1 PM Open First Student Training Center (3333 Keystone Dr., Omaha, NE 68134) DuShawn Heath
Aug 8 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open First Student Training Center (3333 Keystone Dr., Omaha, NE 68134) DuShawn Heath
Aug 12 - 9 AM - 2 PM Open STA Millard (10201 Sapp Brothers Drive, Omaha, NE 68138) James Gilbert
Aug 13 - 9:30AM - 12:30PM Open Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, NE - Transportation Services (2200 Park Blvd; park across the street) LPS
Aug 14 - 1 PM - 6 PM Open Zoom Only | Central Time Sharon Dowding
Aug 14 - 6:30AM - 12 PM
Aug 15 - 6:30AM - 12 PM
Open Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, NE - Transportation Services (2200 Park Blvd; park across the street) LPS
Aug 15 - 12 PM - 3 PM Open Zoom Only | Central Time Becky Shafto
Aug 17 - 8 AM - 1 PM Open Pleasanton High School Distance Learning Center (303 West Church St, Use the east main entrance by the flag pole) Becky Shafto
Aug 18 - 2 PM - 5 PM Open Pleasanton High School Distance Learning Center (303 West Church St, Use the east main entrance by the flag pole) Becky Shafto
Aug 20 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open Papillion-LaVista Community Schools in LaVista, NE (8130 Giles Rd; Employee Break Room) DO NOT DRIVE A BUS TO CLASS Linda Herlacher
Aug 21 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open STA Millard (10201 Sapp Brothers Drive, Omaha, NE 68138) James Gilbert
Aug 22 - 9 A. - 12 PM Open Papillion-LaVista Community Schools in LaVista, NE (8130 Giles Rd; Employee Break Room) DO NOT DRIVE A BUS TO CLASS Linda Herlacher
Aug 23 - 6:30PM - 12:30PM Open Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, NE - Transportation Services (2200 Park Blvd; park across the street) LPS
Aug 26 - 9 AM - 2 PM Open STA Millard (10201 Sapp Brothers Drive, Omaha, NE 68138) James Gilbert
Aug 28 - 9 AM - 4 PM
Aug 29 - 9 AM - 1 PM
Open Zoom Only | Central Time Sharon Dowding
Sep 7 - 8 AM - 1 PM Open Pleasanton High School Distance Learning Center (303 West Church St,Use Main Entrance) Becky Shafto
Sep 8 - 2 PM - 5 PM Open Nebraska Safety Center Driving Range (1801 N Railroad St, Kearney, NE) Becky Shafto
Sep 09 - 8 AM - 2:30PM
Sep 10 - 8 AM - 2:30PM
Open Bellevue Transportation Center Training Room 2824 Arboretum Drive Mark Ofsanik
Sep 9 - 9 AM - 2 PM Open STA Millard (10201 Sapp Brothers Drive, Omaha, NE 68138) James Gilbert
Sep 09 - 8 AM - 2 PM
Sep 10 - 8 AM - 1 PM
Open First Student Training Center (3333 Keystone Dr., Omaha, NE 68134) DuShawn Heath
Sep 10 - 9:30AM - 12:30PM Open Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, NE - Transportation Services (2200 Park Blvd; park across the street) LPS
Sep 11 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open Zoom Only | Central Time Sharon Dowding
Sep 11 - 8 AM - 1 PM Open First Student Training Center (3333 Keystone Dr., Omaha, NE 68134) DuShawn Heath
Sep 11 - 1 PM - 6 PM Open Zoom Only | Central Time Sharon Dowding
Sep 11 - 6:30AM - 12 PM
Sep 12 - 6:30AM - 12 PM
Open Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, NE - Transportation Services (2200 Park Blvd; park across the street) LPS
Sep 11 - 8 AM - 2:30PM Open Bellevue Transportation Center Training Room 2824 Arboretum Drive Mark Ofsanik
Sep 12 - 8 AM - 12 PM Open First Student Training Center (3333 Keystone Dr., Omaha, NE 68134) DuShawn Heath
Sep 12 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open Bellevue Transportation Center Training Room 2824 Arboretum Drive Mark Ofsanik
Sep 12 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open Bellevue Transportation Center Training Room 2824 Arboretum Drive Mark Ofsanik
Sep 17 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open Papillion-LaVista Community Schools in LaVista, NE (8130 Giles Rd; Employee Break Room) DO NOT DRIVE A BUS TO CLASS Linda Herlacher
Sep 19 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open Papillion-LaVista Community Schools in LaVista, NE (8130 Giles Rd; Employee Break Room) DO NOT DRIVE A BUS TO CLASS Linda Herlacher
Sep 20 - 6:30AM - 12:30PM Open Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, NE - Transportation Services (2200 Park Blvd; park across the street) LPS
Sep 23 - 9 AM - 2 PM Open STA Millard (10201 Sapp Brothers Drive, Omaha, NE 68138) James Gilbert
Sep 25 - 9 AM - 4 PM
Sep 26 - 9 AM - 1 PM
Open Zoom Only | Central Time Sharon Dowding
Sep 27 - 6 PM - 9 PM
Sep 28 - 8 AM - 4 PM
Open Nebraska Safety Center Driving Range (1801 N Railroad St, Kearney, NE) Becky Shafto
Sep 29 - 2 PM - 5 PM Open Pleasanton High School Distance Learning Center (303 West Church St,Use Main Entrance) Becky Shafto
Oct 7 - 9 AM - 2 PM Open STA Millard (10201 Sapp Brothers Drive, Omaha, NE 68138) James Gilbert
Oct 7 - 8 AM - 2 PM
Oct 8 - 8 AM - 1 PM
Open First Student Training Center (3333 Keystone Dr., Omaha, NE 68134) DuShawn Heath
Oct 7 - 8 AM - 2:30PM
Oct 8 - 8 AM - 2:30PM
Open Bellevue Transportation Center Training Room 2824 Arboretum Drive Mark Ofsanik
Oct 8 - 9:30AM - 12:30PM Open Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, NE - Transportation Services (2200 Park Blvd; park across the street) LPS
Oct 09 - 6:30AM - 12 PM
Oct 10 - 6:30AM - 12 PM
Open Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, NE - Transportation Services (2200 Park Blvd; park across the street) LPS
Oct 9 - 8 AM - 1 PM Open First Student Training Center (3333 Keystone Dr., Omaha, NE 68134) DuShawn Heath
Oct 9 - 8 AM - 2:30PM Open Bellevue Transportation Center Training Room 2824 Arboretum Drive Mark Ofsanik
Oct 10 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open First Student Training Center (3333 Keystone Dr., Omaha, NE 68134) DuShawn Heath
Oct 10 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open Bellevue Transportation Center Training Room 2824 Arboretum Drive Mark Ofsanik
Oct 11 - 6 PM - 9 PM
Oct 12 - 8 AM - 4 PM
Open Pleasanton High School Distance Learning Center (303 West Church St,Use Main Entrance) Becky Shafto
Oct 13 - 2 PM - 5 PM Open Nebraska Safety Center Driving Range (1801 N Railroad St, Kearney, NE) Becky Shafto
Oct 15 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open Papillion-LaVista Community Schools in LaVista, NE (8130 Giles Rd; Employee Break Room) DO NOT DRIVE A BUS TO CLASS Linda Herlacher
Oct 16 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open Zoom Only | Central Time Sharon Dowding
Oct 16 - 1 PM - 6 PM Open Zoom Only | Central Time Sharon Dowding
Oct 17 - 9 AM - 12 PM Open Papillion-LaVista Community Schools in LaVista, NE (8130 Giles Rd; Employee Break Room) DO NOT DRIVE A BUS TO CLASS Linda Herlacher
Oct 21 - 9 AM - 2 PM Open STA Millard (10201 Sapp Brothers Drive, Omaha, NE 68138) James Gilbert
Oct 25 - 6:30AM - 12:30PM Open Lincoln Public Schools in Lincoln, NE - Transportation Services (2200 Park Blvd; park across the street) LPS
Oct 26 - 8 AM - 1 PM Open Nebraska Safety Center Driving Range (1801 N Railroad St, Kearney, NE) Becky Shafto
Oct 27 - 2 PM - 5 PM Open Pleasanton High School Distance Learning Center (303 West Church St,Use Main Entrance) Becky Shafto
Oct 30 - 9 AM - 4 PM
Oct 30 - 9 AM - 1 PM
Open Zoom Only | Central Time Sharon Dowding