Pupil Transportation/Emergency Management

The Office of Pupil Transportation/Emergency Management is responsible for developing and implementing statewide policies, procedures, and plans related to all aspects of transporting students to and from public schools as provided by State and federal laws and the bylaws of the State Board of Education. The responsibilities also include providing technical assistance for training school bus drivers; coordinating activities with the Motor Vehicle Administration; researching and developing data concerning finance and legislation; and maintaining databases for school bus driver offenses related to drugs and alcohol, and school bus driver accidents.

The STARTS Task Force: Supporting Transportation In Its Support of Education
Student Transportation Aligned for Return to School, or STARTS Task Force, is a collaboration among the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT), the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation (NASDPTS), and the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) to research, review, and report on matters relating to COVID-19 and student transportation.


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Attachment A: List of Guidelines with Their Menu of TasksExcel document link to Attachment A: List of Guidelines with Their Menu of Tasks

Attachment B: Guideline and Task Gantt ChartExcel document link to Attachment B: Guideline and Task Gantt Chart




Contact:

Gabriel Rose

Director, Pupil Transportation/Emergency Management Office

Phone: 410-767-0209
Fax: 410-333-2232
gabriel.rose1@maryland.gov

Patricia Askew
Staff Specialist, Pupil Transportation/Emergency Management Office
Phone: 410-767-0217
Fax: 410-333-2232
patricia.askew@maryland.gov