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Online Training IS an Option in West Virginia

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Every West Virginia school employee is eligible for online professional development courses for $40.00 per person/per year.

There are three main reasons West Virginia school districts use School Training Solutions (STS) online courses:

 •  School Bus Driver Certification
 •  School Bus Driver Recertification
 •  School Employee Professional Development

 
If you have any questions about course availability or would like to look at online training options for your employees, please let us know. We are happy to help.

 
Course Catalog

While we navigate this global Pandemic, keep moving forward, get your information about Coronavirus from reputable sources, and continue to take basic steps to prevent illness (CDC.gov):

  • Wash your hands often.
  • Avoid close contact.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.
  • Maintain social distancing.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily.
  • Monitor your health daily.
  • Stay home if you are sick, unless seeking medical assistance.
Posted in Blog on August 19th, 2020. No Comments.



Recognizing an Online Option for School Bus Inservice

School Training Solutions (STS) is proud to offer a consistent, trackable, reportable, and interactive online component for school bus driver inservice training. We provide an affordable and effective selection of courses. These topics are available individually or as part of an inservice training package:

  • DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing (1 Hour)
  • Child Transportation Safety (1 Hour)
  • Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse (1 Hour)
  • Inclement Weather and Adverse Conditions (2 Hours)
  • Knowing Your Route (1 Hour)
  • Pickup and Discharge Procedures (2 Hours)
  • Railroad Crossing Safety (1 Hour)
  • Stress and Driver Attitude (1 Hour)
  • Student Management (1 Hour)
  • Vehicle Operation (2 Hours)
  • Head Start Transportation (1 Hour)

 

While we navigate this global Pandemic, keep moving forward, get your information about Coronavirus from reputable sources, and continue to take basic steps to prevent illness (CDC.gov):

  • Wash your hands often.
  • Avoid close contact.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.
  • Encourage and maintain social distancing.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily.
  • Monitor your health daily.
  • Stay home if you are sick, unless seeking medical assistance.
Posted in Blog on August 19th, 2020. No Comments.



STS Highlights August 2020

STS Highlights: August 2020

Unfortunately, many communities are experiencing a resurgence of COVID. With schools about to reopen there is still a lot of uncertainty and uneasiness. There is no simple answer, but we will get through it all one step at a time.

I’ve curated resources that I think will help. Use them as you see fit. As things begin to get back to normal, remain cautious and CONTINUE to maintain a reasonable distance, wash your hands often, and disinfect surfaces frequently.

All the best,
Patrick

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CDC Disinfecting Tips for Schools

Cleaning and disinfecting are part of a broad approach to preventing infectious diseases in schools.

 
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NAPT’s Resources for COVID-19

NAPT continues to offer COVID-19 Resources, Webinars, & Online Certification Courses.

 
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Student Transportation Aligns for Return to School

A partnership among the three national associations creates a task force to collectively plan for students to return to the classroom. Read more at School Bus Fleet….

Read Article

 
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High School Education Alternatives

Parents are currently wrestling with the decision to send their children back to school or find alternative education options. We have an option for high school aged youth.

Online High School

 
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WHO — COVID Myths/Facts

People are exposed to an abundance of COVID information, both factual and fictional. WHO has compiled many “Myths” and presented the FACTS about the disease.

Separate Fact from Myth

 
Posted in Blog on August 17th, 2020. No Comments.



STS Highlights July 2020

STS Highlights: July 2020

Communities are re-opening, but many individuals are still feeling real effects of isolation, anxiety, and stress as a result of the COVID-19 response and general civil unrest. Mental health is often overlooked. Take a realistic look at your own stress and anxiety, and take steps to relax. As always, remain cautious and CONTINUE to maintain a reasonable distance, wash your hands often, and disinfect surfaces frequently.

All the best,
Patrick

Doing What Matters in Times of Stress

Doing What Matters in Times of Stress

This is a stress management guide from the World Health Organization (WHO) for coping with adversity. The guide aims to equip people with practical skills to help cope with stress. A few minutes each day are enough to make a difference.

Read Guide

 
Annual Inservice Training

Annual Inservice Training

School bus drivers are often required to take yearly training. Our online in-service catalog is a great choice.

 
NAPT's Resources for COVID-19

NAPT’s Resources for COVID-19

NAPT continues to offer COVID-19 Resources, Webinars, & Online Certification Courses

 
Stress Management

Stress Management

Understanding the effects of stress helps individuals recognize stress in themselves and others and respond better to stressful events.

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Information from the Centers for Disease Control

Student Transportation Aligns for Return to School

A partnership among the three national associations creates a task force to collectively plan for students to return to the classroom. Read more at School Bus Fleet….

Read Article

 
Posted in Blog on July 16th, 2020. No Comments.



Benefits of NAPT Certification

Benefits of NAPT Certification

NAPT PDS Seal

Advance your career with the only nationally recognized credential, created specifically for student transportation professionals.

  • Demonstrate your commitment to the requirements of your profession.
  • Prove your knowledge and professional competencies.
  • Distinguish yourself among the profession’s elite workforce.
  • Launch your student transportation career to the next level.
  • Show you’re dedicated to doing the best possible job in the student transportation field.

Certification Options

Become Certified

 

While we navigate this global Pandemic, keep moving forward, get your information about Coronavirus from reputable sources, and continue to take basic steps to prevent illness (CDC.gov):

  • Wash your hands often.
  • Avoid close contact.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a cloth face cover when around others.
  • Maintain social distancing.
  • Cover coughs and sneezes.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily.
  • Monitor your health daily.
  • Stay home if you are sick, unless seeking medical assistance.
Posted in Blog on July 7th, 2020. No Comments.



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