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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.




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!





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



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




Driver Training
Laws and Policy


Instructors and Proctors




Main Transportation Contacts


Registrations (New, Changes, Replacements, etc) and copy


Submit Enrollment Applications ONLY


Unlocking an Online Class and copy


Technical Help During an Online Class and 


Submission of Online Recertification Paperwork ONLY

Frequently Used


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 

Program Specialist, Transportation             


Secretary Secretary

Penny Simmons  

Ida Miller            



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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