UPDATE — JUNE 7 — The body of special education attorney and frequent expert speaker Melinda Jacobs was found by local law enforcement officers on May 12 in an apparent murder-suicide in the Tennessee home she shared with her husband. Jacobs was only 59 years old. A Celebration of Life has been scheduled for June 16, at 2-4 p.m., at the Life Event Center, 1404 Tuckaleechee Pike, Maryville, Tenn. 37803.
Maintenance and technical training abounds this year through the STN EXPO conference portion, as well as through the Blue Bird Academy Technical Training that will take place during the STN EXPO. Attendance to both the STN EXPO and to the Blue Bird technical training require separate registrations.
The STN EXPO conference portion kicks off on Saturday, July 14, and will offer maintenance topics for those who specialize in fleet operations. The last full day of conference breakout sessions is Monday, July 16. A keynote session takes place Tuesday morning, July 17, followed by the STN EXPO trade show. A morning closing general session wraps up the conference on Wednesday, July 18.
In order to attend these sessions, attendees must register as a “Main Conference Attendee” through the STN EXPO website. Currently, attendees can register at the Early Bird rate and save $100 off the standard conference rate ($399 rate that is valid through June 16).
In general, main conference attendees have access to:
Visit our FAQs page for more information about the STN EXPO.
Blue Bird Academy Technical Training
While the STN EXPO conference portion is in full swing, the Blue Bird Academy Technical Training kicks off on Monday, July 16, and ends on Wednesday, July 18. In order to attend these trainings, the cost is $275, and attendees must register here.
Attendees to this training also receive:
Whichever event you are attending, we’ll see you in Reno.
The Advanced Clean Transportation Expo was held April 30-May 4 in Long Beach, California, and featured conversations, announcements and demonstrations of alternative fuel vehicles.
How millions of dollars in grant funding and electric school bus options galore quickly change the conversation.
LONG BEACH, CALIF. — A roundtable discussion at the Advanced Clean Transportation EXPO featured a panel of experts in student transportation and clean energy giving advice for efficient school bus replacement.
LONG BEACH, CALIF. — Rural school districts in California can now receive up to $400,000 in California Air Resources Board funding that offsets the entire cost of purchasing a new electrified school bus.