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About Us

To provide districts and charter schools with technical assistance, timely and relevant training, and pertinent resources to aid in their transportation needs, Region 4 Transportation provides a comprehensive variety of services to enhance safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in transportation operations. Our team of national experts aims to be your go-to team for all your school transportation needs.

 

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Embark on a journey of knowledge and professional growth at the upcoming Transportation Special Needs Summit hosted by Region 4 Transportation! Taking place April 27–28, this 2-day weekend event promises to be an enriching experience for all attendees.

 

Transportation professionals serving students with special needs encounter a myriad of challenges that demand specialized expertise and dedication. From developing and implementing Individualized Transportation Plans (ITPs) tailored to each student's unique requirements to ensuring the accessibility of transportation vehicles, such as wheelchair accessibility and other accommodations, these professionals navigate complex logistical hurdles daily.

 

Our summit is designed to equip transportation professionals like you with the tools and insights needed to enhance your operations. Register today—there’s something for everyone!

 

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Transportation Special Needs Summit

Date: April 27–28, 2024 (Saturday and Sunday)

Time: 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Session ID: 1819826

Registration Fee: $90

 

Location:

Cypress-Fairbanks ISD—Transportation Department

13330 Woods-Spillane Boulevard

Cypress, Texas 77429

(Map and Directions)

 

For more information about this event, e-mail Simeon Gates.

 


 

 

Upcoming Events

 

Onsite Training

Please respect the personal decisions of those who choose to wear or not wear a mask.  You will be required to complete a health questionnaire daily upon check-in.

 

Bus Driver 20-Hour Certification

 

Bus Driver 8-Hour Recertification

 

 


Online Training

Bus Driver Online 8-Hour Recertification

 

 


 

 
 
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Instructors and Proctors

 

 

 

Main Transportation Contacts

 

Registrations (New, Changes, Replacements, etc)
Register@esc4.net and copy Transportation@esc4.net

 

Submit Enrollment Applications
Transportation@esc4.net ONLY

 

Unlocking an Online Class
Register@esc4.net and copy Transportation@esc4.net

 

Technical Help During an Online Class
Transportation@esc4.net and HelpDesk@esc4.net 

 

Submission of Online Recertification Paperwork
Transportation@esc4.net ONLY

Frequently Used
Resources

 

Online Recertification Testing Proctor Registration

 

Enrollment Certificate SB-8

 

Request for Replacement Certification Card

 

Request a 20-Hour Certification Class

 

Request an 8-Hour Recertification Class

 

Instructor Certification Requirements

 

Texas School Bus Driver Recertification Participant Handbook

 

Texas School Bus Driver Certification Participant Handbook

 


Helpful Resources

 

CDL Skills Testing Sites

 

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)

 

Texas Education Agency (TEA) Transportation Funding

 

Texas Association of Pupil Transportation (TAPT)

 

Gulf Coast Association of Pupil Transportation (GCAPT)

 

Texas Association of School Bus Technicians (TASBT)

 

Texas Specifications for School Buses

 

Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)

 

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)


Contact Us

Jack Mann Simeon Gates

Director of Business and Operations Solutions
jack.mann@esc4.net 
713.744.6303

Program Specialist, Transportation                    

simeon.gates@esc4.net 
713.744.6805

 

Secretary Secretary

Penny Simmons
transportation@esc4.net  
713.744.6303

Ida Miller                   

transportation@esc4.net 
713.744.6303


                                                       
                                                 
               

 

Main Office
Region 4 Education Service Center
7145 West Tidwell Road Houston, Texas 77092-2096
713.462.7708 | PHONE
Region 4 is making improvements to the McKinney Conference Center and will invite guests to experience the difference in August of 2024
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