Conference and Trade Show


March 18–23, 2022
Embassy Suites, Frisco (Dallas) TX

About the TSD Conference

The Transporting Students with Disabilities & Special Needs Conference, held annually since 1992, offers workable solutions and practical answers to pressing questions about transporting students with special needs — from preschool to adult transition services. It is designed to not only increase safety for this special student population, but to also make local operations more efficient and effective.

This year’s TSD Conference will feature dozens of education sessions and workshops, as well as product demonstrations, a trade show and networking opportunities with peers as well as vendors.


Who Should Attend the TSD Conference and Trade Show

Transportation professionals nationwide who want to learn the latest trends in special needs transportation training, products and services. They also learn about how to produce better, more quantifiable results from their transportation team and operations.

Attendees include: Transportation Directors and Supervisors, Purchasing Agents, School Bus Association Members, Superintendents, Fleet Managers, Mechanics and Technicians, Operations Managers, Driver Trainers, Safety Trainers, Special Needs Transportation Routers, Dispatchers, Administrators, Special Education Professionals, Private Fleet Operators, Head Start/Childcare Professionals, Executives and CEOs, and School Bus Dealers.

2022 Keynote Speakers
Vickie L. Coe

Vickie L. Coe

Saturday, March 19

Transporting Students with Disabilities: Steering Clear of Legal Hotspots
This presentation will include a discussion of IDEA, Section 504, ADA, FERPA, and FAPE issues when transporting students with disabilities. During this interactive presentation, attendees will discuss and process lessons learned from critical case law in an effort to identify- and proactively prevent- potential legal hotspots…
Dr. Ben Springer

Dr. Ben Springer

Sunday, March 20

ASPEN on the Bus: Managing Aggressive Behaviors

Unless you’ve spent some time on the “Yellow Submarine,” you just don’t understand. Disruptive and dangerous student behaviors take on a whole new dynamic on the bus. It is critical that school systems align the training of managing aggressive student behavior across both school and bus environments…

Dr. Stephen Sroka

Dr. Stephen Sroka

Tuesday, March 22

The Courage to Live and Lead in the Face of Adversity:
It’s all about Relationships
Relationships may be one of the most important variables for effectively transporting students with disabilities and special needs. The challenges of building relationships are based on the 4 C’s: Communication, Collaboration, Cultural Competency and Caring…
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2022 Sponsors
Ci Solutions
Easy Way
First Student
Sure Lok