Planning For and Responding To Health Issues When Transporting Students
This customizable 42 slide PowerPoint should be reviewed and approved by your administrator and medical director before being used to train staff on planning for and responding to health issues when transporting students. (10/4/18)
NYSED Guidance for Field Trips
Includes safety guidance for use of charter buses.
NYSED Pupil Transportation & Immunizations
Effective June 13, 2019, Chapter 35 of the Laws of 2019 repealed non-medical exemptions from vaccination for children attending school. This NYSED webpage reviews what is immunization requirements apply to pupil transportation. The FAQs provided on this page provide additional information. (NYSED 2019)
NYSED Guidance for Transporting Oxygen on School Buses
Provides guidance on how to safely transport oxygen on school buses when deemed medically necessary, in accordance with a student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP). Includes best practices in securement, contingency planning in cases of emergencies such as collisions or vehicle breakdowns, and training guidelines.
Reducing Dragging Incidents
Provides practical guidance on preventing this avoidable risk and injury to students. (1/23/16)
Professional Organizations & Links
American Academy of Pediatrics
The AAP has provided this free article from April 30, 2018 which is downloadable and can be viewed to educate staff regarding School Bus Transportation of Children with Special Health Care Needs. (10/4/18)
Page Updated 12/27/21