The National Association for Pupil Transportation announced its 51st recipient of the Special Needs Transportation (SNT) Training Endorsement.
Darlene Marshall, the special education transportation supervisor at Fauquier County Public Schools located in Warrenton, Va., about 50 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., recently completed coursework at the 2011 NAPT Summit last in Cincinnati and at training sessions in her home state.
The NAPT SNT Training Program provides numerous opportunities for transportation personnel serving students with disabilities to access educational opportunities at both local and national conferences and to gain national recognition for their efforts.
The program has a core curriculum that consists of six courses on special-needs transportationin a variety of different settings, including a school bus roadeo and a trade show of school transportation products and services. The core curriculum is supplemented by two courses of elective instruction from the NAPT Professional Development Series (PDS) Program. The syllabus for the core curriculum has been specifically designed to increase an individual's specific knowledge about transporting students with disabilities.
A complete list of NAPT Special Needs Training Transportation Program elements is viewable on the NAPT website.