Pupil Transportation

Pupil Transportation

Published: 9/22/2023 1:59 PM

​​​​​​​The Kentucky Department of Education Pupil Transportation Branch is dedicated to the safe transport of Kentucky students. KDE provides support for public and independent school districts from issuing guidance and training procedures, training School Bus Driver Training Instructors and School Bus Inspectors to the purchase of school buses.​​

​Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Instructions

Question: Who do we contact for any pupil transportation questions not already answered in the FAQs or instructions?
Answer: For any questions not answered on our FA​Qs webpage​​ or school bus cleaning instructions listed below, please contact Elisa Hanley.

COVID-19 Resources for Transportation

COVID-19 Cleaning Instructions - Blue Bird Buses​
COVID-19 Cleaning Instructions - IC Buses​
COVID-19 Cleaning Instructions - Thomas Buses
CDC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Resources​

KDE Pupil Transportation Branch Contact Information​

Elisa Hanley - Branch Manager
(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4406 

Joe Shepherd - School Bus Driver Training Instructor Coordinator
(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4411
​Carl Meehan - School Bus Purchasing & Schoo​​l Bus Inspector Training
(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4442 

Monica Napier - School Bus Driver Data Submission 
(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4436 

Mikala Ferguson - School Bus Driver Data Submission & S​ch​ool Bus Inventory
(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4451

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