Pursuant to Senate Bill 1, 2021 Extraordinary Session, districts are required to submit their current COVID-19 School Operations Plan and any subsequent drafts to KDE for informational purposes.
Districts may submit their plans to KDE using this form.

Pupil Transportation

Pupil Transportation

Published: 2/25/2022 11:00 AM

​The Kentucky Department of Education's Pupil Transportation Branch is dedicated to the safe transport of Kentucky students. KDE provides support for school districts from training bus driver trainers to the purchase of school buses.​​ 

Four-Hour and Six-Hour Updates

Four-Hour Update Dates and Locations

​Six-Hour Update Dates and Locations​


COVID-19 Resources for Transportation

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and Instructions

Question: Who do we contact for any transportation questions not already answered in the FAQs or instructions?

Answer: For any question not answered in the FAQs or bus cleaning instructions, please contact Elisa Hanley.

COVID-19 Cleaning Instructions - Blue Bird Buses​

COVID-19 Cleaning Instructions - IC Buses​

COVID-19 Cleaning Instructions - Thomas Buses

FMCSA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Resources


KDE Contact Information​

Elisa Hanley - Branch Manager
(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4406 
elisa.hanley@education.ky.gov

Joe Shepherd - Driver Training
(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4411
joe.shepherd@education.ky.gov​​

​Carl Meehan - Buses 

(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4442 
carl.meehan@education.ky.gov

Monica Napier - Data Submission 
(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4436 
monica.napier@education.ky.gov

Mikala Ferguson - Data Submission and Bus Inventory
(502) 564-5279 Ext. 4451

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