School Bus Driver Safety Education Program

Northern Michigan University is the state-approved School Bus Driver Training Agency for the central and western Upper Peninsula. The purpose of school bus safety instruction is to promote safe, efficient pupil transportation programs, using Michigan Department of Education approved curriculum.

For more information regarding Pupil Transportation in Michigan, visit the
Michigan Department of Education or Continuing Education at 906-227-2103.

New law prohibits mobile phone use while operating a school bus

D.O.T. medical regulations for school bus drivers

Request for temporary certification (white card)
Registration Form (beginning /continuing)

Beginning School Bus Driver (BSBD)
18 hrs., $25Class times are: Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m.- 6 p.m.

Continuing Education Curriculum (CEC)
6 hrs., $25. Class times are: Saturday, 9 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. (**unless noted)


2014-2015 Transportation Supervisor CE

If you were unable to take the in classroom Supervisor CE, see below for online course details

ONLINE course

Part I and Part II, 3 hrs. each, Registration and Details.

This is the only available option to take the TAAM approved School Bus Fleet Managers' Continuing Education Program-Part I.

Part II and Student manual now available. Click on the registration and details link above for registration/logon information.


2014-2015 Course Schedule

Date

Class

Instructor

City

Location

August 1 & 2, 2014 (Fri & Sat)
starts: 10am Fri & 8am Sat ET
Beginning John Kurkowski & Cory Roell Hancock CCISD
August 18, 2014 (Monday) Continuing Education Dave Ponchaud Iron Mountain Bay College-104 Fornetti Hall

October 10, 2014 (Friday)

Continuing Education

John Kurkowski
Dave Ponchaud
Cory Roell

Houghton
Houghton High School
November 7 & 8, 2014
(Friday & Saturday)
starts: 10am Fri & 8am Sat ET
Beginning Cory Roell Escanaba DSISD
January 10, 2015 (Saturday) Continuing Education John Kurkowski Ishpeming Westwood
January 19, 2015 (Monday) Continuing Education Cory Roell Marquette Bothwell Middle School
February 6 & 7, 2015 (Fri & Sat)
starts: 10am Fri & 8am Sat ET
Beginning John Kurkowski Marquette NMU - Jacobetti Complex
February 13, 2015 (Friday) Continuing Education Dave Ponchaud Bessemer A.D. Johnston Jr./Sr. High School
February 19, 2015 (Thursday) Continuing Education John Kurkowski Gwinn Gwinn
February 24, 2015 (Tuesday) (Tentative) Continuing Education Cory Roell Stephenson MISD
February 28, 2015 (Saturday) Continuing Education John Kurkowski Negaunee Negaunee
March 14, 2015 (Saturday) Continuing Education Dave Ponchaud Hancock CCISD
March 28, 2015 (Saturday) Continuing Education Dave Ponchaud Crystal Falls Forest Park Schools
April 18, 2015 (Saturday) Continuing Education Dave Ponchaud Felch North Dickinson Schools
April 25, 2015 (Saturday) Continuing Education Cory Roell Escanaba DSISD
May 1 & 2, 2015 (Fri & Sat)
starts: 10am Fri & 8am Sat ET
Beginning Dave Ponchaud Escanaba DSISD
June 13, 2015 (Saturday) Continuing Education John Kurkowski Marquette NMU - Jacobetti Complex
July 29, 2015 (Wednesday) Continuing Education John Kurkowski Munising Munising HS
August 7 & 8, 2015 (Fri & Sat)
starts: 10am Fri & 8am Sat ET
Beginning Dave Ponchaud Crystal Falls Forest Park Schools
September 19, 2015 (Saturday) Continuing Education Cory Roell Gladstone Gladstone High School
November 6 & 7, 2015
(Friday & Saturday)
starts: 10am Fri & 8am Sat ET
Beginning Cory Roell Hancock CCISD